Senna pendula

Family Fabaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesCassia, Easter Cassia, Senna, Winter Senna
SynonymsCassia coluteoides Collad.
Growth formShrub
Seed dispersal morphologyUnassisted
Maximum height (m)6
Capable of vegetative reproductionNo
Native rangeNorth America, South America, West Indes
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, QLD, SA, VIC, Lord Howe Island
Exotic range (other)North America, Pacific Ocean Islands
Habitat types (exotic)Agricultural land, Bushland, Coastal vegetation/sand dunes, Disturbed areas (including trails), Forest, Pastures, Riparian systems, Roadsides, Urban areas, gardens and parks, Wastelands, Woodlands
Soil type (exotic)Sandy
Decade of introduction1910

National Climate Change Impact

Invasive Class 3

The area of suitable habitat and the habitat suitability of observations, for this species, are projected to decrease or remain the same under RCP 8.5 2065 compared to current climate suitability.

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2035 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2065 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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