Calflora
Taxon  Report   7913 
Tamarix aphylla  (L.) Karsten
Athel tamarisk,  Athel tree
Tamarix aphylla
© 2013 Jean Pawek
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Tamarix aphylla
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Tamarix aphylla
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Tamarix aphylla, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
Invasive. Cal-IPC classifies the impact of this plant on native ecosystems as limited. Plant Profile / CalWeedMapper

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Tamarix aphylla
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: TAMARICACEAE  
Genus: Tamarix
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Tamarix articulata
More information about  Tamarix aphylla
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (TAAP)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2017).

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