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Casuarina glauca Sieb. ex Spreng.
Suckering Australian-pine, Gray sheoak

Casuarina glauca
Copyright by: George D. Gann
naturalized in Palm Beach County, Florida 2013

Family: Casuarinaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Australia; cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

FLEPPC Status: Category I Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For more information and images, visit Florida Invasive Plant Species Mobile Field Guide (FLIP).

Other data on Casuarina glauca available from :

Casuarina glauca has been found in the following 30 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Alice C. Wainwright Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Barefoot Beach Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Biscayne National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Castellow Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Coral Pines Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Crandon Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Dolphin Center and Dolphin Center Addition Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Eachus Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Gomez Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Little Hamaca Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Miramar Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pal-Mar Present Not Native, Naturalized
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Not Native, Naturalized
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tradewinds Park & Stables Present Not Native, Naturalized
West Biscayne Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Zoo Miami Present Not Native, Naturalized

Casuarina glauca has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Charlotte County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Casuarina glauca has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Casuarina glauca
Copyright by: George D. Gann
naturalized in Palm Beach County, Florida 2013
Casuarina glauca
Copyright by: George D. Gann
naturalized in Palm Beach County, Florida 2013
Casuarina glauca
Copyright by: George D. Gann
naturalized in Palm Beach County, Florida 2013
Casuarina glauca
Copyright by: George D. Gann
naturalized in Palm Beach County, Florida 2013