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melaleuca
Magnoliopsida > Myrtales > Myrtaceae > Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) Blake
Synonym(s): Australian paperbark tree, punktree

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources
Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern United States - USDA Forest Service

Selected Images from www.invasive.org
 
Number:1299151
Description:Stand
Photographer:Randy Westbrooks, U.S. Geological Survey
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Number:2308093
Description:Thin layers of peeling bark
Photographer:David Nance, USDA ARS
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Number:2308094
Description:Trees
Photographer:David Nance, USDA ARS
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Number:1624035
Description:Control
Photographer:Alison Fox, University of Florida
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Number:4723013
Description:Vertical section of a stand in seasonally flooded site in the Florida Everglades, note dense melaleuca trees with white bark.
Photographer:Min B. Rayamajhi, University of Florida
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Number:4723011
Description:Flowering saplings (cluster of white-flower inflorescence on the crown) representing early invasion stage in seasonally flooded habitat, note grassy ground vegetation.
Photographer:Min B. Rayamajhi, University of Florida
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Description:Reported Distribution Map
Source:USDA APHIS PPQ

Invasive and Noxious Weed References

  • Plant Protection and Quarantine. 2000. Federal Noxious Weed List. USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. http://www.aphis.usda.gov/ppq/weeds/
  • Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants, Florida Bureau of Invasive Plant Management - http://www.dep.state.fl.us/lands/invaspec/2ndlevpgs/perrules.htm
  • Florida Noxious Weeds, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, http://doacs.state.fl.us/~pi/5b-57.htm
Taxonomic Reference
USDA, NRCS. 2002. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 (http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=plant_profile.cgi&symbol=MEQU

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USDA Forest ServiceUSDA APHIS PPQThe Bugwood Network University of Georgia Bargeron, C.T., D.J. Moorhead, G.K. Douce, R.C. Reardon & A.E. Miller
(Tech. Coordinators). 2003. Invasive Plants of the Eastern U.S.:
Identification and Control. USDA Forest Service - Forest Health
Technology Enterprise Team. Morgantown, WV USA. FHTET-2003-08.