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Eucalyptus camaldulensis (red gum)

Eucalyptus camaldulensis
Eucalyptus camaldulensis
Photo courtesy Dr. Mark Brunell

Eucalyptus camaldulensis (red gum) is a tree (family Myrtaceae) found in southern California. Eucalyptus camaldulensis increases risk of catastrophic wildland fires and over-crowds native plants and trees.

Cal-IPC Inventory rating: Limited

Cal-IPC Resources on Eucalyptus camaldulensis

Cal-IPC News Articles

  • O'Rourke, B. and J. Horenstein (2009). Tackling invasive plants on California Sept. of Fish & Game lands. Cal-IPC News. 17: 12.
  • Gouvenain, R. C. d. (1996). Agroforestry and the conservation of native biodiversity. CalEPPC News. 4.

Cal-IPC Symposium Proceedings

  • Dicus, C. A. (2004). Benefits versus fire risk of native and invasive vegetation in the wildland-urban interface. California Invasive Plant Council Symposium 2004. Ventura, CA.
  • Dudly, T. (2003). Riparian invaders: A multi-species approach. California Invasive Plant Council Symposium 2003. Kings Beach, California, CA.
  • Heath, M. and S. Grove (2004). Trees and shrubs working group. California Invasive Plant Council Symposium 2004. Ventura, CA.
  • Heath, M., K. Moore, et al. (2005). Trees and shrubs discussion group. California Invasive Plant Council Symposium 2005. Chico, CA.
  • Kelly, M. (2001). Drilling as a technique for controlling eucalyptus, palms & other exotic trees. California Exotic Pest Plant Council Symposium 2001. San Diego, CA.

Other Resources on Eucalyptus camaldulensis

  • USDA PLANTS database - Federal database with information on identification and distribution, and links to websites in individual states.
  • Jepson Online Interchange for California Flora - Information on taxonomy, biology, and distribution from the UC Berkeley Jepson Herbarium.
  • CalFlora - Distribution information by county based on submitted observations and herbarium specimens.
  • CalPhotos - Images of plants taken mostly in California.