Desert Oak

Family: Casuarinaceae
Genus: Allocasuarina
Species: decaisneana
Main Flower Colour: Other

Description

Medium sized tree to 15m, only found in desert areas. Juvenile trees are columnar in shape with prickly foliage. Older, adult trees are spreading with drooping foliage. Bark is thick, rough, almost black and deeply grooved. Seed "cones" up to 6cm long.

Flowering start in July.

Identification

The main flower colour is other. Spreading foliage, thick black bark and large seed cones. One of the few large trees found in desert areas. Occurs often in pure stands.

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Location

Bio Regions

GSD - Great Sandy Desert

Specifics

Canning Stock Route, northern section.

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