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Flaigg, Norman G.
Salix caroliniana Michx.
Coastal plain willow
USDA Symbol: SACA5
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Shrub or small tree with spreading or slightly drooping branches.
This is the common small tree willow found at low altitudes in the southeastern United States.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Tree Leaf:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr
AL , AR , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NE , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV Native Distribution:
S. Pennsylvania south to S. Florida, west to central Texas, and north to SE. Nebraska; to 2000 (610 m). Native Habitat:
Wet soils of stream banks and swamps. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff