Saltcedar

Tamarix sp.
Tamaricaceae, the tamarisk family
Category: Containment

Salt_CedarBackground:

  • Native to the Mediterranean and Asia
  • Some plants were introduced for wind erosion control, others brought here as ornamentals.
  • Exudes salt from leaves, salt falls to ground making establishment of many species difficult.

 

Description:

  • Trees and shrubs with scale-like leaves
  • Flowers with 5 petals, 5 sepals, 5 stamens

Saltcedar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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