Queensland Native Seeds

Senna artemisioides subsp. helmsii

Scientific NameSenna artemisioides subsp. helmsii
CategoriesNitrogen FixerShrub
Common Name(s)Blunt Leaved Cassia, Crinkle leaf Cassia
FamilyFabaceae, Subfamily Caesalpinioideae


"Shrub, erect, to 2 m high, densely white- to grey-woolly-tomentose except for the inner floral parts. Leaves 2.5–5 cm long including a terete petiole 5–15 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


All mainland states excluding Victoria. Restricted to western areas of Queensland and New South Wales.

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

References and Related Links

Flora of Australia. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra. [Date Accessed: Nov 29, 2019] http://www.ausflora.org.au