Gard. Chron., ser. 2, 11: 334 (1879) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Tree to 50 m tall. Bark grey-brown, furrowed, becoming scaly. Branches yellow-brown, drooping. Winter buds 5–7 mm long, ovoid to conic. Leaves 16–30 mm long, quadrangular in cross section, blue-green; apex acute, spine-tipped. Female cones cylindrical, narrowed at base and apex, 5–11 cm long, reddish when young, pale brown at maturity; scales elliptic to rhomboidal, toothed at the tip, thinly woody or stiffly chartaceous.
*CVU, *GipP, *HSF.
Native to south-west America. Commonly grown in Victoria as an ornamental tree, occasionally escaping cultivation.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||introduced|
|New South Wales|