Tree up to 50 feet tall. Leaves are blade-like and slightly curved, up to 8 inches long. Fruits are produced in flat, brown, oblong pods which are twisted at maturity.
Invades pinelands, scrub, and hammocks. A fast-growing, brittle tree that breaks easily in storms. Displaces native vegetation and threaten to shade out rare plants.
Did You Know?
Originally from Australia and Indonesia. Introduced during the early 1930s as a landscape plant.