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Salix cordata (Heartleaf willow)
Smith, R.W.

Salix cordata

Salix cordata Michx.

Heartleaf willow

Salicaceae (Willow Family)

Synonym(s): Salix adenophylla, Salix syrticola

USDA Symbol: saco3

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


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink


USA: IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , NJ , NY , OH , PA , WI
Canada: NL , NS , ON , QC
Native Habitat: Fresh Water Aquatic,Lakeshores

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control

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

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Salix cordata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Salix cordata in the Flora of North America (if available)
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Record Modified: 2012-06-30
Research By: TWC Staff

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