Page author: David Giblin
Salix brachycarpa var. brachycarpa
short-fruited willow

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Yukon Territory to California, east to the Rocky Mountains, and east across Canada to Quebec.

Habitat: Riparian areas, wetlands, and meadows from middle elevations to the subalpine.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Salix brachycarpa Nutt. var. brachycarpa
Publication: N. Amer. Sylv. 1: 69. 1842.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Salix brachycarpa Nutt. var. alticola E.H. Kelso
Salix brachycarpa Nutt. var. antimima (C.K. Schneid.) Raup
Salix brachycarpa Nutt. var. glabellicarpa C.K. Schneid.
Salix brachycarpa Nutt. var. sansonii C.R. Ball
Salix chlorolepis Fernald var. antimima C.K. Schneid.
Salix desertorum Richardson var. fruticulosa Andersson
Salix desertorum Richardson var. stricta Andersson
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Salix brachycarpa var. brachycarpa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Salix brachycarpa var. brachycarpa checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Salix brachycarpa var. brachycarpa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Salix brachycarpa var. brachycarpa photos.

USDA Plants: Salix brachycarpa var. brachycarpa information.

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