Flowers and leaves. Australian Plant Image Index, photo: Murray Fagg, Idalia National Park, Qld

Flowers and leaves. Photo: Roger Grund, Purnong, SA

Pods and leaves. Photo: Phillip Ruttenburr, Arizona, USA

Shrub. Photo: Roger Grund, Purnong, SA

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Shrub or small tree to 3m tall.  Leaves alternating up the stems, composed of 1-6 pairs leaflets, each 0.7-2cm long, 2-6mm wide, linear to flat, the edges turned down, sparsely hairy, with blunt tips.  Flowers yellow, with 5 petals, in clusters of 6-10 flowers, the stalks arisng from the bases of the leaves.  Family was Caealpiniaceae.

Description and photo (as Cassia eremophila var. coriacea) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 379

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