Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Tamarisk Family)

The Tamaricaceae are represented by one genus, Tamarix, in New Mexico. They are shrubs to small trees with racemes of small pink flowers. The leaves are scalelike.

Tamarix chinensis (Salt Cedar)
Tamarix parviflora (Small Flowered Tamarisk)

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