Salix caroliniana Michx.
Coastal plain willow
Salicaceae (Willow Family)
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
This is the common small tree willow found at low altitudes in the southeastern United States.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr
DistributionUSA: 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.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
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 Suppliers DirectoryAccording to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Native Plant Nursery - Sanibel, FL
BibliographyBibref 297 - Trees of Central Texas (1984) Vines, Robert A.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Salix caroliniana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Salix caroliniana in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff