Pinus canariensis Spreng.

Reference
Syst.Veg. 3:887 (1826)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Tree or (conifer), to 30 m high, leaves in threes, 15-30 cm long; female cones symmetrical, lacking spiny tips; seeds winged.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 18 June 1999

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions
Northern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Murray.

Management Notes (for the Swan NRM Region)

General Biology. Reproduction. The juvenile shoots root easily from cuttings, but adult foliage does not..

Additional information. Origin. Native to the Canary Islands.. History of use/introduction. This species has been cultivated in parks and gardens, as an ornamental, and in forestry plantations for its timber..

Suggested method of management and control. Drill and inject medium and small trees with herbicide. Cut off saplings at ground level (no herbicide required) Pull out seedlings. 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.

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