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Salix myricoides var. albovestita

Salix myricoides Muhl. var. albovestita (C.R. Ball) Dorn

Bayberry Willow, Blue-leaf Willow

Salicaceae (Willow family)

Synonym(s): Salix glaucophylla var. albovestita, Salix glaucophylloides var. albovestita


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 15 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Flowers inconspicuous. Bloom color represents color of floral bracts on catkins or color of anthers.


USA: MI , OH , PA , WI
Canada: ON , QC
Native Habitat: Stream and lake shores, gravel bars, subalpine conifer forests, alkaline fens, sea cliffs, dry limestone talus, swamps, tidal meadows, sand dunes.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-16
Research By: CBR

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