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Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia (Form)


Photo courtesy of Keith Townsend.
Plant Family :Casuarinaceae
Plant Form :tree
Growth Habit :A spreading tree 5-10m tall with pendulous branches.
Fruiting Season :Flowering period April to June and sporadic.
Description :Ideal tree for beach and dune protection. Bark used for tanning and dyes. Preparation from inner bark and young sapwood used to treat toothache, solution not to be drunk.
Distribution :QLD., N.S.W., and N.T. in coastal areas.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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