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USGS NRP Tucson: Landscape Change in the Southwest

Changes in Riparian Vegetation in Arizona

Salt River Near Roosevelt (09498500), February 3, 1979

mage of Salt River Near Roosevelt (09498500), February 3, 1979.
Raymond M. Turner The "brush-covered island" is now densely covered with mostly non-native tamarisk, although many native species also occur in this reach, including cottonwood, coyote willow, Goodding willow, and various species of brickellbush. The bar in the left foreground was scoured during large floods in both 1978 and 1979 .

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