It is a coniferous evergreen tree that was introduced to Australia in the 1870s. The species is widely regarded as an environmental weed across southeastern and southwestern Australia and the removal of individual plants beyond plantations is encouraged
Locally it is present in plantations for timber but is also found along some road sides where it was used as a wind barrier along pastural edges or fence lines. There are still a couple around the area growing wildly but most have been removed by weed managment groups.
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What habitats does Pinus radiata live in?
Various due to it's plantation useage
What is the distribution of Pinus radiata?
Wide spread across Tasmania, Victoria and New South wales Mainly in plantations
How big does Pinus radiata grow?
Growing to 15 - 30 m tall in the wild, but up to 60 m in cultivation
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