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River She-oak
Casuarina cunninghamiana

Location: 39600 Fremont Blvd.
District: Irvington
Native to: Australia
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Broadleaf evergreen, native mostly to Australia. Long, thin, jointed, green branches with inconspicuous leaves looking like pine needles. Matrue trees to 80' in native habitat. Produces woody, conelike fruits. Tree is very drought tolerant. This tree was nominated for State Championship by Nelson Kirk.

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NOTICE: This specimen is located on private property.  DO NOT TRESPASS!  No right to enter private property to view the specimen tree is granted by the Roadside Arboretum.  To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.

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Illustration by Philip Eaker