Woody Desert Senna
Comparison S a filifolia & artemisioides
Smooth Blue-flower
Twin-leaf Desert Senna (Senna artemisioides ssp zygophylla)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Shrubs & Bushes
Order: Legumes (Fabales)
Family: Legume (Fabaceae or Leguminosae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Twin-leaf Desert Senna (Senna artemisioides ssp zygophylla)
This Photo:     🔍Leaves🔎
Other names: Desert Senna or Grey Cassia

Thank you Tony and Jenny Dominelli for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Thanks to Arthur Chapman for highlighting our error with these. This sub species only has a maximum of 2 pairs of leaflets.
They are classed as rare, but are not listed in the Murraylands Survey.
We have lost the specimen depicted here (not recognising what they were at the time), so are on the look out for it again to take better measurements & diagnostic photo's.

Copyright © 2014-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Apr-2014
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)