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Salix ballii

Salix ballii Dorn

Ball's Willow

Salicaceae (Willow family)

Synonym(s): Salix myrtillifolia var. brachypoda

USDA Symbol: SABA7

USDA Native Status: CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

Canada: NL , NU , ON , QC
Native Habitat: Coastal barrens and dunes, terraces, ravines, talus slopes, floodplains, meadows, woods and thickets, limestone and calcareous substrates.

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

Metadata

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

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