The scenery was varied by thickets of mimosas, with here and there a baobab or a tamarisk.
The air smelled sweet in the shade of the tamarisk; there was ineffable peace.
The actual bed of the wady is a fine white sand sprinkled over with tamarisk and guttub bushes.
The tamarisk flowers have more color in them than your face.
North and south of the stream there are large marshes, full of tamarisk and of tall canes.
No trees, except palms and a kind of thorn, and the tamarisk, grow there.
In tamarisk Town the conflict is between a man's love of a woman and his ambition to build and develop a seaside town.
Here also are fringes of tamarisk, and other low trees, along the shore.
Here and there a carob tree or a clump of tamarisk at a tomb.
In the old tombs are found date-trees, sycamores, and the tamarisk.
southern European evergreen shrub, c.1400, from Late Latin tamariscus, variant of tamarix, of unknown origin, probably a borrowing from a non-Indo-European language, perhaps related to Hebrew tamar "palm tree, date palm" (see tamarind).
Heb. 'eshel (Gen. 21:33; 1 Sam. 22:6; 31:13, in the R.V.; but in A.V., "grove," "tree"); Arab. asal. Seven species of this tree are found in Palestine. It is a "very graceful tree, with long feathery branches and tufts closely clad with the minutest of leaves, and surmounted in spring with spikes of beautiful pink blosoms, which seem to envelop the whole tree in one gauzy sheet of colour" (Tristram's Nat. Hist.).