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Salix cordata Michx.
Salicaceae (Willow Family)
Synonym(s): Salix adenophylla, Salix syrticola
USDA Symbol: saco3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall, often shorter.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
DistributionUSA: IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , NJ , NY , OH , PA , WI
Canada: NL , NS , ON , QC
Native Habitat: Fresh Water Aquatic,Lakeshores
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
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May 30, 2008
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National Wetland Indicator Status
Web ReferenceWebref 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 resourcesUSDA: Find Salix cordata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Salix cordata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Salix cordata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-12-13
Research By: TWC Staff