FOR257/FR319 Melaleuca quinquenervia, Melaleuca

FOR257, a 2-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary McKenzie, and Heather V. Quintana, describes this non-native, invasive tree found in Louisiana and south of central Florida, where it invades a variety of habitat types ranging from wet swamps to dry uplands — scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, June 2010.