Page author: David Giblin
Salix planifolia
plane-leaf willow, tea-leaved willow

Distribution: Chiefly in the Cascade Mountains of Washington; widely distributed throughout western North America and across northern half of North America to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Wet meadows, lake margins, streambanks and other riparian areas in the alpine and subalpine.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Salix planifolia Pursh
Publication: Fl. Amer. Sept. 2: 611. 1813. 1813.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Salix phylicifolia L. [HC]
Salix planifolia Pursh var. nelsonii (C.R. Ball) C.R. Ball ex E.C. Sm.
var. planifolia – diamondleaf willow
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Salix planifolia checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Salix planifolia atlas page.

CalPhotos: Salix planifolia photos.

USDA Plants: Salix planifolia information.

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