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Casuarina cunninghamiana Miq.
Beefwood, River sheoak

Family: Casuarinaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Australia; cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.

FLEPPC Status: Potentially Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Casuarina cunninghamiana available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Casuarina cunninghamiana has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Quail Roost Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Sugarloaf Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Torchwood Hammock Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Tops Park Present Not Native, Naturalized


Casuarina cunninghamiana has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Glades County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized


Casuarina cunninghamiana has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland