Scientific Name: Tamarix aphylla Sahraoui [Hassaniyya] Name: ‫[ لثل‬Lethl

]

Location: West of Laâyoune , Morocco Photographed: March 2013

Brief Description: A large tree that common in most of the Sahara with the exception of the western region. It ranges in height, from 2 to 8 meters. The wood is used for heat as only a last resort as it gives off a considerable amount of smoke. The grains are collected to use in the production of tanning leather.