Salix barclayi

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Salix barclayi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Salicaceae
Genus: Salix
Species: S. barclayi
Binomial name
Salix barclayi
Andersson

Salix barclayi or Barclay's willow is a species of willow native to North America, found primarily in the Northwestern area of the United States and Canada.[1] It grows near lakes and streams at elevation. It is a shrub, that can grow up to 2.5 m. (8 ft.) tall and tends to be slender. Leaves are elliptic to obovate, 2–6 cm long and 1-2.5 cm wide. Leaves are hairy when young, with midrib hairs lasting into maturity. Catkins are on short, leafy peduncles. Staminate catkins are 3 cm long with 2 stamens, while pistillate catkins are 2.5–5 cm long and glabrous.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SABA3
  2. ^ Ireland, O. Plants of the Three Sisters Region. Eugene, OR. University of Oregon. 1968. pg. 50.