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- Gaskin, John F.; Kazmer, David J.
- Wetlands 2006 v.26 no.4 pp. 939
- Tamarix ramosissima; Tamarix chinensis; hybrids; ornamental plants; DNA; chloroplast DNA; nucleotide sequences; introduced species; genetic markers; genotype; trees; shrubs; population dynamics; riverine habitat; noxious weeds; wild plants; Montana; North Dakota; Wyoming
- ... Saltcedars ((Tamarix ramosissima, T. chinensis, and their hybrids)) have invaded riverways and lakeshores across the western USA and northern Mexico. In Montana, ornamental plantings of saltcedar have been hypothesized, to varying degrees, to be the origin of nearby, wild populations. To examine this hypothesis, we compared chloroplast and nuclear DNA sequences from 36 ornamental and 182 wild salt ...