Latin name: Tamarix ramosissima Ledeb.
  Pronunciation: TAM-ar-ix ra-mo-SI-si-ma

  Common name: Salt cedar
  Family: Tamaricaceae (Tamarisk)
  Habitat: Washes, streambanks, ditches, deserts to 2500',
  introduced from Asia

  Blooming period: April to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Tamarix
  2) ramosissima
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