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Salix lucida ssp. lasiandra (Benth.) E. Murr.
Synonyms: Salix lasiandra
USDA Symbol: SALUL
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Tree with open, irregular crown; sometimes a thicket-forming shrub. Height is 20-50 feet (6-15 m witha diameter of 2 feet (0.6 m). Leaves are 2-5 (5-13 cm) long, 1/2-1 (1.2-2.5 cm) wide and narrowly lance-shaped, very long-pointed, mostly rounded at base.
As the common name suggests, Pacific Willow is familiar along riverbanks and valleys through the Pacific states.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Tree Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
AK , AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA Canada: AB
, BC Native Distribution:
Central and SE. Alaska east to Saskatchewan and south mostly in mountains to S. New Mexico and S. California; to 8000 (2438 m). Native Habitat:
Wet soils along streams, lakes, and roadsides; in valleys and on mountains. USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CA
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff