Calflora
Taxon  Report   7914    
Tamarix chinensis  Lour.
Chinese tamarisk,  Fivestamen tamarisk, Salt cedar, Tamarisk
Tamarix chinensis, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: High
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: TAMARICACEAE  
Genus: Tamarix
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Tamarix juniperina
PLANTS: Tamarix pentandra
More information about  Tamarix chinensis

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 24, 2019).