Size structure and seed yield over 4 years in an experimental Cassia marilandica (Leguminosae) population

By Jon K. Piper in Scientific Publications - July 1, 1992
Cassia marilandica L. (Leguminosae), or wild senna, is a deeply-rooted perennial native to the North American prairie. Although this species has been little-used historically, seeds of other Cassia species have been incorporated into poultry and livestock feed.

Cassia marilandica L. (Leguminosae), or wild senna, is a deeply-rooted perennial native to the North American prairie. Although this species has been little-used historically, seeds of other Cassia species have been incorporated into poultry and livestock feed.

Canadian Journal of Botany, 1992, Volume 70, pp. 1324-1330.

Abstract. An experimental population of a perennial species, Cassia marilandica, was monitored for 4 years to examine changes in size structure and seed production over time. Plants flowered and set seed the 1st year and annually thereafter.

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