African tamarisk USDA PLANTS Symbol: TAAF
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Hardwood Trees Shrub or Subshrub
Tamarix africana Poir.

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Violales: Tamaricaceae
Synonym(s): saltcedar, tamarisk, tamarix
Native Range: Meditteranean region (REHD);

EDDMapS Distribution:
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State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

Invasive Listing Sources:
Reichard, Sarah. 1994.  Assessing the potential of invasiveness in woody plants introduced in North America. University of Washington Ph.D. dissertation.