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Bunya bunya
Araucaria bidwillii

Location: Tamarack @ Mission
District: Decoto
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.

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Illustration by Philip Eaker