Plant ID forum: What is this and can I eat it?

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Overgrown
Oct 23, 2016 11:02 PM CST
My mother bought this plant some time ago--purely for aesthetics--and recently I noticed that it was growing legumes of some sort. I was wondering if it was edible. She threw the tag away pretty much the moment she got it planted, so I have nothing to go on. Perhaps you all can help?
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Some other features to note is that there are five petals per flower, both the legume pod and the green stalks are kinda fuzzy but it's not noticeable unless you look closely. The main tree is woodsy.
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near Macon Georgia (USA) (Zone 8a)
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stone
Oct 24, 2016 6:59 AM CST
Looks like one of the cassias...l
Really can't tell much from the bleached out pic... Try taking pics in the early morning or late evening so the subtropical sunlight doesn't wash out the colour.

Don't eat cassia seed...
Or any of the other rattle pods...
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Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Oct 24, 2016 3:16 PM CST
Yes, Cassia. If you are on the west coast, I would guess Cassia Fistula (Golden Shower Tree).
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flaflwrgrl
Oct 27, 2016 5:51 PM CST
Where is this growing? What zone or what state?

It looks like Senna Pendula but that will die in zones above zone 10.
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