Senna artemisioides subsp. x sturtii (R.Br.) Randell APNI*
Synonyms: Senna artemisioides nothosubsp. sturtii APNI*
Senna artemisioides subsp. sturtii (R.Br.) Randell APNI*
Description: Shrub to 2 m high, sparsely to densely grey pubescent with woolly or rarely straight hairs except for inner floral parts.
Leaves 2–4 cm long including a terete petiole 6–10 mm long; leaflets 2–8 pairs, linear to elliptic, 15–25 mm long, 2–8 mm wide, inrolled or concave at the margin, apex acute, glands 1–3 between lowest leaflet pairs.
Flowers 4–8 in axillary, sub-umbellate racemes near the ends of the branches; petals glabrous, 7–10 mm long, stamens 10, anthers sub-equal.
Pods flat, 6–7 cm long, 9–12 mm wide, straight or curved.
Flowering: Flowers winter and spring.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread on inland plains and rocky slopes.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, NWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld S.A. W.A. N.T.
Text by B. Wiecek
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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