Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3833

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Non-native: Malaysia, southern Asia, Oceania
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it on beaches, dunes, suburban areas, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Alabama Invasive Plant Council, 2012

 

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple - needle-like

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Red?
Unisexual

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Brown
A tiny, one-seeded, winged nutlet (samara), formed in woody cone-like clusters

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Casuarina equisetifolia ssp. equisetifolia   FAMILY Casuarinaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Casuarina equisetifolia   FAMILY Casuarinaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Australian-pine, Horsetail Casuarina, Beach She-oak, Coastal She-oak