Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales
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Read more about French Tamarisk at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
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Dan Clark, USDI National Park Service, Bugwood.org bug_5282062
Shrub or small tree with minute gray-green sessile alternate scale-like leaves, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Non-native: Mediterranean Europe
Habitat: Brackish marshes, per Weakley's Flora
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This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC p379
- Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control p043
- Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide p352
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p346