Eucalyptus camaldulensis

Photo: Dr. Mark Brunell

Common names: red gum; river red gum; Red River gum

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 Rating: Limited?

CDFA Rating: None?


Plant Assessment Form - Information gathered by Cal-IPC on the impacts, rate of spread, and distribution of invasive plants in California. Does not include management information.

Weed Management Notes

No Weed RIC Management Notes are available for this species. Check for information on other species in the genus on the Weed RIC site.

Cal-IPC Newsletter Articles

Cal-IPC Symposium Presentations

Presentations are linked where available. Where a presentation is not available, find more information by reading the abstract in the Cal-IPC Symposia Archive.

There are no Symposium presentations associated with this species yet.

Other Eucalyptus camaldulensis Information

  • CalPhotos - Images of plants taken mostly in California.
  • Calflora - Distribution map and records of this species in California.
  • CalWeedMapper - Distribution map of this species in California with ability to determine regional priorities.
  • EDDMapS - Distribution of this species in North America.
  • Jepson Interchange - Information on this plant's taxonomy, biology, and distribution from UC Berkeley's Jepson Herbarium.
  • USDA PLANTS Database - Information on identification and distribution, with links to websites in individual states.
  • Additional photos

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    Eucalyptus camaldulensis (red gum) fruits. Photo: Zoya Akulova
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    Eucalyptus camaldulensis (red gum) leaves and inflorescences. Photo: Zoya Akulova
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    Eucalyptus camaldulensis (red gum) trunk. Photo: Zoya Akulova
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    Eucalyptus camaldulensis (red gum) growth habit. Photo: Zoya Akulova