Canary Island tamarisk, Tamarix canariensis  (Violales: Tamaricaceae) - 5472417

Canary Island tamarisk
Tamarix canariensis Willd.

Descriptor: Infestation
Description: This is a salt cedar monoculture. The plants are densely packed and quickly outcompete other vegetation. The salt-encrusted leaves increase the soil salinity as they fall, making it difficult for other plants to grow.
Image type: Field
Image location: Florida, United States

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Name: Jessica Spencer
Country: United States

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Image Number: 5472417

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Thursday, May 17, 2012
Image Information last updated on Friday, August 17, 2012