Weeds of Wednesday: Coffee Senna

The devil, often, is in the detail ... When a new plant volunteered in our yard after Hurricane Irma, I did not look too hard at it and thought, happily, that privet senna (Senna ligustrina) had volunteered. ┬áThe Florida Plant…

Sick over senna

Its flowers are beautiful, come at Christmas-time, and attract bevies of pollinators. Its leaves are a larval food for sulfur butterflies. Unfortunately, though, Christmas senna (Senna pendula) is a Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council Category 1 invasive pest plant. Fast…