Tamarix parviflora

de Candolle

in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 3: 97. 1828.

Common names: Small-flower tamarisk
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 416. Mentioned on page 414, 415.

Shrubs or trees, to 5 m. Leaves: blade lanceolate, 2–2.5 mm. Inflorescences 1.5–4 cm × 3–5 mm; bract exceeding pedicel, not reaching calyx tip. Flowers 4-merous; sepals 1–1.5 mm, margins entire or denticulate; petals oblong to ovate, 2 mm; antisepalous stamens 4, filaments confluent with nectar disc lobes, all originating from edge of disc. 2n = 24.

Phenology: Flowering early spring–early summer.
Habitat: Riverways, lakeshores
Elevation: 0–1500 m


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Introduced; Ariz., Calif., Colo., Kans., Miss., Nev., N.Mex., N.C., Okla., Oreg., Tex., Utah, Wash., s Europe, n Africa, introduced also in Mexico (Baja California), South America (Argentina), Australia.


The name Tamarix tetrandra Pallas has been misapplied to T. parviflora.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

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John F. Gaskin +
de Candolle +
Small-flower tamarisk +
Ariz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Kans. +, Miss. +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, N.C. +, Okla. +, Oreg. +, Tex. +, Utah +, Wash. +, s Europe +, n Africa +, introduced also in Mexico (Baja California) +, South America (Argentina) +  and Australia. +
0–1500 m +
Riverways, lakeshores +
Flowering early spring–early summer. +
in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. +
Illustrated +, Introduced +  and Weedy +
Tamarix parviflora +
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