Image Number: 1624065

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Stand
Description:
From northern Australia, was introduced into south Florida as a landscape plant around 1906. Since then, it has invaded the Florida Everglades and is expanding its range at a rate of 50 acres per day.
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Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Melaleuca
Subject: Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) Blake
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Image last updated:
Friday, August 5, 2011