Tamaricaceae2017-08-12T12:44:53+00:00

Tamaricaceae: Tamarisk Family

Small-flowered Tamarisk – Tamarix parviflora

Blooms:

Mar–Apr

Plant Height:

< 5 m

Flower Size:

Large cluster

Origin:

Southeastern Europe

Invasive?

Yes – high

Habitat:

Streambeds, washes

Notes:

This is a highly invasive large shrub or small tree. It has long slender stems with many cylindrical racemes of tiny pink flowers. The leaves are small, awl- or scale-like. also borne on slender branchlets. Found mainly inland and more common in the south county.