Tamarix ramosissima Ledeb.
Tamarix aphylla (L.) Karsten (misapplied)Tamarix pentandra Pall.
five-stamen tamarix, pink tamarisk, salt cedar, saltcedar, tamarisk
Native to eastern Europe (i.e. Moldova, western Russia and the Ukraine), western Asia (i.e. Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan), western Pakistan, Mongolia, China and Korea.
Widely naturalised, but scattered, in southern Australia (i.e. in some parts of southern and central New South Wales, in south-eastern South Australia, and in many parts of Victoria). Possibly also naturalised in other parts of South Australia and in Western Australia.
Also naturalised overseas in southern Africa (i.e. South Africa), Mexico and large parts of the USA.
Salt cedar (Tamarix ramosissima) is
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