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Salix arizonica

Salix arizonica Dorn

Arizona Willow

Salicaceae (Willow family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SAAR14

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 8 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Purple , Brown , Black
Bloom Time: May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Flowers inconspicuous. Bloom color represents color of floral bracts on catkins or color of anthers.

Distribution

USA: AZ , CO , NM , UT
Native Habitat: Subalpine sedge meadows, along streams, wet drainageways.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL FACW
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.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-11-16
Research By: CBR

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