Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 1 taxon in the family Casuarinaceae, Casuarina family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon Common Name: Australian-pine, Horsetail Casuarina, Beach She-oak, Coastal She-oak
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Casuarina equisetifolia ssp. equisetifolia   FAMILY: Casuarinaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Casuarina equisetifolia   FAMILY: Casuarinaceae

 

Look for it on beaches, dunes, suburban areas, disturbed areas

Non-native: Malaysia, southern Asia, Oceania

 


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"Almost two-thirds of the total vegetation of grasslands is protected within the soil.... If placed end to end, the roots and root hairs beneath a square yard of tallgrass can stretch 20 miles." — Douglas Chadwick, The American Prairie, Root of the Sky, National Geographic, October 1993