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Chinese rain tree (Koelreuteria elegans ssp. formosana)

Invasive assessment | Impact assessment

Scientific name:Koelreuteria elegans ssp. formosana

Common name:

Chinese rain tree


Not declared noxious in Victoria.


Temperate climates. In Australia it grows amongst other weeds and native species in urban bushland, gullies, parks, undeveloped land and streets. Tolerates full sun, partial shade, drought, frost, heat, well drained to wet soils, extended flooding and air pollution. (CRC for Australian Weed Management 2003). Invades roadside woodlands (PIER 2005).
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