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Salix barclayi

Salix barclayi Andersson

Barclay's Willow

Salicaceae (Willow family)

Synonym(s): Salix barclayi var. angustifolia, Salix barclayi var. conjuncta, Salix conjuncta, Salix hoyeriana, Salix pyrolifolia var. hoyeriana, Salix regelii

USDA Symbol: SABA3

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 15 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AK , CO , ID , MT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , NT , YT
Native Habitat: Stream and lake shores, fens, moist to mesic forest openings, subalpine and alpine slopes, glacial moraines.

National Wetland Indicator Status

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


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

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