saltcedar, Tamarix ramosissima  (Violales: Tamaricaceae) - 1624021

Tamarix ramosissima Ledeb.

Descriptor: Infestation
Description: Introduced as an ornamental from Asia, invades riparian (streamside) areas throughout the American West. It accumulates salt in its tissues, which is later released into the soil, making it unsuitable for many native species.
Image location: United States

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Name: Steve Dewey
Organization: Utah State University
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Image Information last updated on Thursday, May 29, 2003