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habit (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
main trunk (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
close-up of bark on main trunk (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
juvenile leaves (Photo: Jackie Miles and Max Campbell)
Corymbia maculata (Hook.) K.D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson
Eucalyptus maculata Hook.Eucalyptus maculata Hook. var. maculata
Native to south-eastern Australia (i.e. eastern New South Wales and eastern Victoria).
Naturalised in south-western Western Australia and beyond its native range near Melbourne in southern Victoria. Also sparingly naturalised in south-eastern South Australia.
This species is an environmental weed in Victoria and Western Australia. It has escaped plantings in south-western Western Australia and become naturalised in banksia and tuart woodlands from Perth to Busselton. In Kings Park in Perth, spotted gum (Corymbia maculata) is a serious weed invading native woodlands and killing the understorey vegetation.
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