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Salix arctophila

Salix arctophila Cockerell ex A. Heller

Northern Willow

Salicaceae (Willow Family)

Synonym(s): Salix arctica, Salix arctophila var. lejocarpa, Salix groenlandica, Salix groenlandica var. lejocarpa

USDA Symbol: SAAR6

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable


Canada: NT , ON

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: 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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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