Queensland Native Seeds

Senna artemisioides subsp. artemisioides

Scientific NameSenna artemisioides subsp. artemisioides
CategoriesNitrogen FixerShrub
Common Name(s)Silver Cassia
FamilyFabaceae, Subfamily Caesalpinioideae


"Shrub, erect, to 3 m high, sparsely to densely pubescent on vegetative parts and inflorescence axes; otherwise glabrous. Leaves 3–6 cm long including a terete petiole 6–15 mm long;..." (Flora of Australia)


"Widely distributed in a range of arid habitats from rocky hillsides to deep desert sands." (Flora of Australia)

Historical Notes


"Occurs in all mainland states." (Flora of Australia)

Distribution Map | Senna artemisioides subsp. artemisioides | Queensland Native Seeds

References and Related Links

Flora of Australia. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra. [Date Accessed: Feb 9, 2021] http://www.ausflora.org.au