Salix lasiolepis Benth.
Salicaceae (Willow Family)
USDA Symbol: SALA6
The name White Willow may come from the light-colored bark and leaves with whitish lower surfaces. The scientific name, meaning shaggy scale, refers to the white hairs on the scales of the flowers.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , ID , NM , NV , OR , TX , UT , WA
Native Distribution: Washington and Idaho south to S. California and New Mexico; also in N. Mexico; to 7500 (2286 m).
Native Habitat: Wet soils along streams and arroyos, or gullies, in valleys, foothills, and mountains.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Salix lasiolepis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Salix lasiolepis in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff