What family is this?
Habit: Halophytes, xerophytes, with slender upright, spreading or drooping branches resembling Juniperus
Leaves: Simple, alternate, small scale-like, appressed against stem, salt glands, persistent or deciduous; many branches fall with leaves
Flowers: small, showy, perfect, entomophilous,
white-pink, 4 or 5 –merous, in slender racemes, spikes, panicles; spring and summer
Fruit: small capsule; seeds hairy, windblown
Tamaricaceae- Tamarisk family