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Salix geyeriana

Salix geyeriana Andersson

Geyer Willow

Salicaceae (Willow Family)

Synonym(s): Salix geyeriana ssp. argentea, Salix geyeriana var. argentea, Salix geyeriana var. meleina, Salix macrocarpa, Salix macrocarpa var. argentea, Salix meleina

USDA Symbol: SAGE2

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

low elevations; south Vancouver Island, south coastal


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf: Green

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: BC

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist , Wet
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

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

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


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

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