6 lobe leaves in a ditch

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Date Photo Taken: 08/28/2012
Location: Pauline SC
Posted By: tomkar123


This plant has 6 lobe leaves on each branch, a green pod with black seeds, and a small yellow flower. It is growing in South Carolina, as an annual. I have never seen it before, and it is unique enough to be easily identified.


  1. stone Unregistered says:

    It certainly is unique and an important butterfly host plant.

    coffee weed, (Senna obtusifolia)

    I was lucky enough (last week), to catch a cloudless sulfur in an egg-laying frenzy:

    September 2nd, 2012 at 8:30 am
  2. tomkar123 Registered says:

    Thank You —-Bless You
    This is it, Senna O.
    — the Google images are exact.

    There are about ten plants in a clutch and we will look for butterfly activity in the following days.
    Again Thank You

    September 2nd, 2012 at 10:00 pm

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