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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

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

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).

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Sparingly naturalized and invasive in the Florida Keys.

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Casuarina glauca has been reported from the following 3 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Little Hamaca Park Present Not Native, Naturalized




Casuarina glauca has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
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