Tamarix spp. (ITIS)
Saltcedar, salt cedar, tamarisk
Eurasia (Carman and Brotherson 1982)
Early 1800s (Carman and Brotherson 1982)
Ornamental (Carman and Brotherson 1982)
Lowers the water table and creates large deposits of salt in the soil (Di Tomaso 1998)
Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source.
Council or Task Force
State and Local Government
Carman, J.G., and J.D. Brotherson. 1982. Comparisons of sites infested and not infested with saltcedar and Russian olive. Weed Science 30:360-364.
Di Tomaso, J.M. 1998. Impact, biology, and ecology of saltcedar (Tamarix spp.) in the southwestern United States. Weed Technology 12(2):326-336.
Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Tamarix. [Accessed Sep 22, 2023].