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Baccharis salicina (Willow baccharis)
Simpson, Benny

Baccharis salicina

Baccharis salicina Torr. & A. Gray

Willow Baccharis, Great Plains False Willow

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: BASA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate , Oblong
Leaf Margin: Serrate
Leaf Base: Attenuate
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: 3 to 9 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: CO , KS , NM , OK , TX , UT

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Heat Tolerant: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACW FAC FAC FAC FAC
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.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2008-10-31
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