Vascular Plants - Salicaceae - Salix:
Salix sitchensis
Page Authors: David Giblin, Don Knoke
Sitka willow 
Blooms: April-June
Habit: tree,shrub
Duration: perennial
Origin: Native
Conservation Status: Abundant; of no concern.

Distribution: Chiefly west of the east base of the Cascades in Washington; Alaska to California, east to Idaho.
Habitat: Moist woods and streambanks, lowlands to moderate elevations in the mountains.
Accepted Name:
Salix sitchensis Sanson ex Bong.
Synonyms:
Salix coulteri Anderss.
Salix cuneata Nutt.
Salix sitchensis Sanson ex Bong. var. congesta (Anderss.) Anderss.
Salix sitchensis Sanson ex Bong. var. denudata (Anderss.) Anderss.
Salix sitchensis Sanson ex Bong. var. parviflora (Jepson) Jepson
Salix sitchensis Sanson ex Bong. var. ralphiana (Jepson) Jepson

Treated in Flora of the PNW as:
Salix sitchensis
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria Specimens: View list of all Salix sitchensis specimens in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WTU Herbarium Specimens: View list of Salix sitchensis specimens in the WTU Herbarium database.

Washington Flora Checklist: Salix sitchensis treatment.

E-Flora BC: Salix sitchensis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Salix sitchensis images.

USDA Plants Database: Salix sitchensis.
Additional photographs of Salix sitchensis:
(click on a thumbnail to view larger photo)

Ben Legler, 2003

Ben Legler, 2003

Ben Legler, 2003

Ben Legler, 2003

Ben Legler, 2004

Ben Legler, 2004

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik

Bud Kovalchik

Ben Legler, 2006

Ben Legler, 2006

Ben Legler, 2006

Chris Wood, 2009

Chris Wood, 2009

G. D. Carr, 2009

G. D. Carr, 2009

G. D. Carr, 2009

G. D. Carr, 2009

G. D. Carr, 2009

G. D. Carr, 2009

G. D. Carr, 2009

G. D. Carr, 2010

G. D. Carr, 2010

G. D. Carr, 2010

G. D. Carr, 2010

G. D. Carr, 2010

Susan McDougall, 2004

Susan McDougall, 2004

Susan McDougall, 2004

Brian Luther, 2014

Brian Luther, 2015

Brian Luther, 2015

Brian Luther, 2015

Susan McDougall, 2014

Susan McDougall, 2014

Susan McDougall, 2014

Susan McDougall, 2014
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