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Salix reticulata ssp. reticulata (Netleaf willow)
Weyand, Phyllis

Salix reticulata ssp. reticulata

Salix reticulata L. ssp. reticulata

Netleaf Willow

Salicaceae (Willow Family)

Synonym(s): Salix orbicularis, Salix reticulata ssp. orbicularis, Salix reticulata var. gigantifolia, Salix reticulata var. glabra, Salix reticulata var. orbicularis, Salix reticulata var. semicalva


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Tends to form loose, open mats, up to about 4 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Yellow , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


Canada: AB , BC , MB , NL , NS , NT , NU , ON , QC , SK , YT

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist


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.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) 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 reticulata ssp. reticulata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Salix reticulata ssp. reticulata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Salix reticulata ssp. reticulata


Record Modified: 2023-01-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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