SILVER CASSIA FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Silver Cassia is a shrub growing to about two metres in height. The leaves are covered in short hairs giving a silvery appearance. The compound leaves grow to about 4cm long and have up to eight pairs of narrow leaflets. Clusters of yellow flowers about 1 cm across are produced in winter and spring. The fruit is pods that grow to about 8cm long, the pods are green initially and turn brown as they ripen. The plant used to be known as Cassia artemisioides.
1m - 3m
grows on well-drained sandy soils and stony soils in a variety of habitats including sandy regions, around rocky outcrops and mallee country where it can obtain sufficient moisture
Senna artemisioides is found in the dry inland areas of Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory.
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