Tree, 8-12 m high. Shelly sand over clay. River banks.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Belmont, Canning, Cockburn, Melville, Perth, Rockingham, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Victoria Plains.
General Biology. Growth form. Small tree. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Wind, water. Time to first flowering. 3-5 years. Vegetative regeneration strategy. Produces root suckers. Seedbank persistence. Short, days-1 year.
Notes. Can hybridise with Casuarina cunninghamiana.
Additional information. Origin. Eastern Australia. History of use/introduction. Garden escape, restoration plantings. Similar native species. Casuarina obesa.
Suggested method of management and control. Hand pull seedlings. For mature plants apply 250 ml Access® in 15 L of diesel to basal 50 cm of trunk (basal bark), or drill and fill with 50% glyphosate. Read the manufacturers' labels and material safety data sheets before using herbicides. For further information consult the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to determine the status of permits for your situation or state.
Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.
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