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Flaigg, Norman G.
Salix caroliniana Michx.
Coastal plain willow
Synonym(s): Salix amphibia, Salix harbisonii, Salix longipes, Salix longipes var. pubescens, Salix longipes var. venulosa, Salix longipes var. wardii, Salix nigra var. longipes, Salix nigra var. wardii, Salix occidentalis, Salix occidentalis var. longipes, Salix pitcheriana, Salix wardii
USDA Symbol: saca5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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
, 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.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff