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Salix commutata

Salix commutata Bebb

Undergreen Willow

Salicaceae (Willow Family)

Synonym(s): Salix barclayi var. commutata, Salix commutata var. denudata, Salix commutata var. mixta, Salix commutata var. puberula, Salix commutata var. sericea

USDA Symbol: SACO2

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AK , ID , MT , OR , WA
Canada: AB , BC , NT , YT

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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

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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.

Additional resources

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


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

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