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sesbania pea, yellow pea bush
Sesbania cannabina
Plant Family :Fabaceae
Plant Form :shrub
Growth Habit :Tall, slender, woody annual herb up to 2m tall, young stems have hairs becoming hairless as they mature.
Fruiting Season :Flowering period. November to March.
Description :A weed of cultivation and roadsides. An efficient nitrogen fixing legume, even under waterlogged conditions, used as a green manure. Edible seeds.
Distribution :Gascoyne River of W.A., across the N.T., QLD., south to north east N.S.W. and the Darling river system. In wet areas, those likely to flood and become waterlogged, heavy soils preferred.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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