Botanical Harvest: Tamarisk Blossom (Tamarix ramosissima)

We are well in the midst of our summer Tamarisk blossom harvest.  Walking rivers and streams on private land, we gather these sweet pink flowers (before they set seed) for use in a botanical perfume for our Tamarisk Blossom Soap.  This well-hated invasive from Eurasia and Africa holds far more scandal and backstory than can be summed up in a short post.

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