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Salix myricoides

Salix myricoides Muhl.

Bayberry Willow

Salicaceae (Willow Family)


USDA Symbol: SAMY2

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: CT , IL , IN , MA , ME , MI , MN , NH , OH , PA , RI , VT , WI
Canada: NB , NL , ON , PE , QC
Native Habitat: Lakeshores

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


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

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