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Salix pellita

Salix pellita Andersson

Satiny willow

Salicaceae (Willow Family)

Synonym(s): Salix chlorophylla var. pellita, Salix obovata, Salix seriocarpa, Salix sitchensis var. pellita

USDA Symbol: SAPE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

Because of their rapidly spreading and brancing root systems, many willows are important in controlling erosion, epecially along strems and rivers. (Kershaw)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown

Distribution

USA: ME , MI , MN , NH , VT , WI
Canada: NB , NL , NS , ON , SK
Native Habitat: Riparian,Swamp/Marsh,Bog/Fen,Lakeshores

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Salix pellita in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Salix pellita in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Salix pellita

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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