Salix gooddingii C.R. Ball
Goodding's Willow, San Joaquin Willow
Salicaceae (Willow Family)
Synonym(s): Salix gooddingii var. vallicola, Salix gooddingii var. variabilis, Salix nigra var. vallicola, Salix vallicola
USDA Symbol: SAGO
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , NM , NV , TX , UT
Native Distribution: C. & s. CA, e. to NV & w. AZ
Native Habitat: A variety of wet places mostly below 2000 ft.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
Soil Description: Various wet soils.
Conditions Comments: Useful in revegetation of wetland areas.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
PropagationDescription: Willows are among the easiest of all plants to root from cuttings. Stem and root cuttings are used. Propagation is also accomplished by sowing fresh, untreated seed onto a moist seedbed. Seed viability lasts only a few days.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: No treatment is necessary.
Commercially Avail: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Salix gooddingii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Salix gooddingii in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2021-03-12
Research By: TWC Staff