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five leaf cassia
Chamaecrista mimosoides  (Cassia mimosoides)
Plant Family :Caesalpiniaceae
Plant Form :herb
Growth Habit :Slender, erect, annual or short lived perennial herb with a woody base, up to 1m tall.
Fruiting Season :Flowering period January to April.
Description :It has a high protien content and is used as a green manure. May be used as a stock food when young, but not very palatable.
Distribution :Mainly eucalypt country in coastal and subcoastal areas, in places that tend to be damp and low lying such as swamps. Found in tropical and subtropical areas.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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