Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3765

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Non-native: China
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in coastal sands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Leaves sessile

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tamarix chinensis   FAMILY Tamaricaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Chinese Tamarisk