Queensland Native Seeds

Senna notablis

Scientific NameSenna notablis
CategoriesNitrogen FixerShrub
Common Name(s)Cockroach Bush
FamilyFabaceae, Subfamily Caesalpinioideae


"Annual or perennial shrub to 1.5 m high, all parts except for inner flower parts pubescent." (PlantNET)


Senna notabilis has seen moderate use in coal mine rehabilitation since the seed is collectable sometimes in fair quantities.

Historical Notes


Senna notabilis is mostly found across Central and northern Western Australia, the Northern Territory and western Queensland. A small number of occurrences are in western New South Wales and northern South Australia. The most easterly occurrence is near Newlands Coal Mine south of Collinsville in Queensland.

Distribution Map | Senna notablis | Queensland Native Seeds

References and Related Links

PlantNET (The NSW Plant Information Network System). Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust, Sydney. http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au [Accessed: July 23, 2020.