Salt Cedar

(Tamarix aphylla, T. chinensis, T. gallica, T. parviflora and T. ramosissima)

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Roots: Woody tap root may penetrate over 50 feet.

Stems: Erect, tree or shrub 2-25 feet tall.

Leaves: Small flat leaves appear scaly or cedar-like.

Seed: Very small, no endosperm with a tuft of fine hair.

Flowers: Five white to pink petals borne in finger-like clusters.

Origin: Eurasia

Poisoning: None