Species: 

Tamarix spp.

Common Name(s): 

saltcedar

Habitats Impacted: 

riparian/aquatic

Regions likely to be Impacted: 

ALL

Present in Neighboring States?

AR, CO, KS, LA, MO, NM, TX

Currently known from Oklahoma?

Yes

Tamarix spp.

Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org

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What you should know!

A Dirty Dozen species. Prolific seeder. Can grow in a variety of climates. Outcompetes native vegetation and can form monocultures. Alters water quality and availability. Introduced as an ornamental and for erosion control. Four species of Tamarix are found in Oklahoma.

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