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river redgum
Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnhardt


The River redgum, Eucalyptus camaldulensis, is a tree that can grow up to 148 ft. (45 m) tall. Its main identifier is the bark that the tree produces. It has smooth bark, ranging in color from white, grey, and brown.
The tree has a large, dense crown of leaves. The base of the bole can be covered with rough, reddish-brown bark. The leaf also contains several to many oil-producing glands in the un-veined areas of the leaf.
Flowering occurs from late spring to mid summer. The flowers appears as a creamy white or yellow, fluffy texture.
The seeds are a pea-like capsule that contains tiny seeds.
Ecological Threat
Eucalyptus camaldulensis is fast growing tree that is commonly used for firewood. Many people have discovered the tree’s rapid growth and prefer to plant it instead of native trees. This tree can be found along water ways and other wetlands. It is native to Australia.

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EDDMapS Distribution - This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts, herbaria, and literature. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org

EDDMapS Distribution

State Invasive List - This map identifies those states that list this species on their invasive species list. For more information, visit Invasive.org

State Invasives List

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus

Other System Links

Plants: EUCA2
GRIN: 15867
ITIS: 502465
NPDN Host: 35203


Category: Hardwood Trees