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FOR93: Chapter 4: Plant Succession and Disturbances in the Urban Forest Ecosystem

Figure 22.2. Australian pine (Casuarina equisitifolia), a highly invasive species, covered major areas of this urban park, Bill Baggs (22.1, beyond buildings) and suppressed native vegetation. After hurricane Andrew struck (22.2) natural removal of Australian pines allowed managers to restore the park's natural ecosystems.