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Salix glauca

Salix glauca L.

Grayleaf Willow

Salicaceae (Willow Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SAGL

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

Often difficult to distinguish from Arctic willow. (USDA Forestry Service)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: AK , CO , ID , MT , NM , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NL , NT , NU , ON , QC , SK , YT
Native Habitat: Riparian,Alpine,Tundra

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Moist

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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View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACW FACW 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 glauca in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Salix glauca in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Salix glauca

Metadata

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

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