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Salt Cedar

Tamarix ramosissima


A small tree growing in a dense clump of its species. This particular salt cedar was flowering. It has feathery needles for leaves, red stems, and pink flowers.


This salt cedar was growing in the Rio Grande Bosque, a gallery forest along the river


Salt cedars are an invasive species here.

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Graham Monroe
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Graham Monroe

New Mexico, USA

Spotted on May 21, 2017
Submitted on May 22, 2017

Spotted for Mission

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