Athel Tamarisk Tree Information

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Athel Tamarisk grows in the following 7 states and provinces:

Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah

Information about Athel Tamarisk:

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as well ashe Tamarix Aphylla is commonly known as the Athel Tamarisk.

The currently accepted scientific name for Athel tamarisk is Tamarix aphylla (L.) Karst. . There are no recognized subspecies, varieties, or forms.

Athel tamarisk is an introduced species native to Africa and the Middle East . It has escaped cultivation in some areas of the United States but has not naturalized. It occurs from southern Texas to southern Arizona and California .

Athel tamarisk is sometimes found associated with the following species: screwbean mesquite (Prosopis pubescens), big saltbrush (Atriplex lentiformis), arrow-weed (Pluchea sericea), western honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa torreyana), desert saltbrush (Atriplex polycarpa), pickleweed (Allenrolfea occidentalis), and saltgrass (Distichlis spicata) .

Some of the information provided here is attributed to:Tesky, Julie L. 1992. Tamarix aphylla. In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). , available at the USDA Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) website