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Salix exigua
coyote willow, narrow-leaf willow

Distribution: Chiefly east of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia and Alberta south to California, east through the Rocky Mountains to Nebraska and Texas.

Habitat: Riparian areas, gravel bars, lake and pond shore margins

Flowers: April-May

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Salix exigua Nutt.
Publication: N. Amer. Sylv. 1: 75. 1842. 1842.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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var. columbiana – Columbia River willow
var. exigua – coyote willow, narrow-leaf willow
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Salix exigua checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Salix exigua atlas page.

CalPhotos: Salix exigua photos.

USDA Plants: Salix exigua information.

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