Allocasuarina verticillata (drooping sheoak) occurs over a wide range of habitats and soil types throughout the SE States both inland and in coastal regions. A small tree typically up to 10 metres but often smaller with pendulous grey foliage.
Allocasuarina verticillata (drooping sheoak) is an excellent windbreak or shelter species however care must be taken to ensure that when planted in frontline coastal areas that the seedlings are from seed collected in coastal regions as inland forms of the species are not adapted to salt laden winds.
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Distribution of Allocasuarina verticillata, click on Map to Enlarge Image
Notes on Maps.
Generally, the concentrated clusters of markers represent the geographical range where this species occurs naturally. Outlying markers and geographically disassociated markers represent observations of the species in cultivation and/or recorded in herbaria etc.
These maps are provided by, and are used with the permission of, Australia’s Virtual Herbarium (AVH)