OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Tamarix gallica   FAMILY Tamaricaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tamarix gallica   FAMILY Tamaricaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 128-01-001:
Tamarix gallica   FAMILY Tamaricaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
French Tamarisk


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image of Tamarix gallica, French Tamarisk

Dan Clark, USDI National Park Service, Bugwood.org    bug_5282062

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Shrub or small tree with minute gray-green sessile alternate scale-like leaves, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Tamarix gallica   FAMILY Tamaricaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tamarix gallica   FAMILY Tamaricaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 128-01-001:
Tamarix gallica   FAMILY Tamaricaceae

 

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2810

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe

Habitat: Brackish marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pink/ Off-white
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 sepals
5 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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