ALLOCASUARINA

The genus Casuarina used to encompass all of the She_Oaks but was recently divided into 2 Groups .....Casuarina and Allocasuarina.In older texts you will still see the following included in the genus Casuarina.

The following are all shrubs to small trees with pine like needles and smallish cones.

The species represented here are from The Southern highlands of N.S.W. Australia which has a very diverse range of soil type,climate and habitat.

Temperature ranges between -15deg C to +42deg C and rainfall between 24" to 50" p.a.

Species Common Name Uses Comment
diminuta ssp.annectans Not Known Ornamental,Reveg. Open Position,Sandy To Clay Soils
distyla She-Oak Ornamental,Reveg. Open Positions.
littoralis Black She-Oak Ornamental,Revegetation,Habitat,Firewood Usually In Association With Stringybark/Ash Forests And Similar Soil Types
nana Dwarf She-Oak Ornamental to 1.5m High,Used In Japanese Style Gardens May Be Fussy As To Soil Type
paludosa Srub She-Oak Ornamental,Reveg. Various sites
verticillata (stricta) Drooping She-Oak Nice Ornamental Likes Good Drainage

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