Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3766

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Non-native: northeastern Mediterranean Europe
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

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

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

SC Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2014

 

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Light pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-merous
4 sepals
4 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tamarix parviflora   FAMILY Tamaricaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 128-01-001?:
Tamarix gallica   FAMILY Tamaricaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Tamarix gallica

 

COMMON NAME:
Small-flower Tamarisk