Tamarix ramossissima Ledeb.
Common Name: SALT-CEDAR
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Ad Shrub

Wet to dry salty open areas. Native of the central China east into central Asia, but occasionally cultivated for its feathery foliage and pink flowers in summer; salt tolerant.

First collected in 2018 in Ontonagon Co., by R. D. Rutherford, established and spreading on an area of chloride rich mine tailings. This large shrub has flowers on new shoots, blooming in summer, and is a halophyte like most Tamarix species.

Locations

Ontonagon County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. November 29, 2021. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2955.