Swamp oak control option
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  • Herbicide group

  • Application rate (with water unless indicated)

  • Situation

  • Timing

  • Comments

  • Legal status

Swamp oak

Casuarina glauca and Casuarina obesa

Weed profile

  • Perennial
  • Tree
  • Hinders movement
  • Habitat: native vegetation, wetlands


Invades native riparian vegetation.


  • Evergreen tree to 15 m tall.
  • Forms dense colonies by suckering.
  • Drooping, ribbed green branchlets with scale leaves at the joints.
  • Female trees produce winged seeds in cones.
  • Male trees produce pollen in drooping spikes to 5 cm long.

Control options

Legal requirements in each region

To find out which landscape region you're in visit the NatureMaps website.

Alinytjara Wiluṟara

Eyre Peninsula

Green Adelaide

Hills and Fleurieu

Kangaroo Island

Limestone Coast

Murraylands and Riverland

Northern and Yorke

South Australian Arid Lands

Page Last Reviewed: 06 Sep 2021
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