Tamarix aphylla

Tamarix aphylla

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(Athel Pine)

FAMILY

Tamaricaceae

Species

Tamarix aphylla

Common name(s)

Athel Pine (CLASS 3, WONS)

Flower colour; life form

Flowers pink. Tree to 10 m tall.

Distinguishing features

Tree with feathery appearance; leaves small to 2 mm long, scale-like sheathing the stem. Flowers in dense racemes, petals pale pink. Fruit a capsule. Seeds with a tuft of hairs at the tip.

Tamarix aphylla