Location: Tamarack @ Mission
Native to: Australia
Tree type: conifer
Leaf retention: evergreen
Comments: Conifer, native to Australia. Planted in coastal and valley areas of California. A dense, wide-spreading, pyramidal tree with horizontal branches that dip gradually downward and turn up at the tips.
(9/19/04) This tree is gone--Property is being developed for low cost housing, and all trees were removed.
Links to additional information on this tree species: Link Link
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.
Illustration by Philip Eaker