Chamaecytisus palmensis   Tree Lucerne

Chamaecytisus palmensis whole Chamaecytisus palmensis flower

Also known as Tagasaste, this plant is a native of the Canary Islands but has been planted in Western Australia as a fodder crop. It grows on the volcanic slopes on the Canaries and is suitable for the infertile low rainfall regions typical of the land north of Perth.

Roadside verge near Margaret River, Western Australia 23rd August 2007

Added on 11th May 2008, updated 29th November 2008, updated 12th March 2010, updated 17th July 2015

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