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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.