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Salix sessilifolia
sessile-leaf willow

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to Oregon.

Habitat: Riparian corridors at low to moderate elevations.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Salix sessilifolia Nutt.
Publication: N. Amer. Sylv. 1: 68. 1842. 1842.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Salix exigua Nutt. var. sessilifolia (Nutt.) Dorn
Salix fluviatilis Nutall var. sessilifolia (Nutt.) Scoggan
Salix longifolia Muhl. var. sessilifolia (Nutt.) M.E. Jones
Salix macrostachya Nutt.
Salix macrostachya Nutt. var. cusickii Rowlee
Salix sessilifolia Nutt. var. villosa Andersson
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Salix sessilifolia checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Salix sessilifolia atlas page.

CalPhotos: Salix sessilifolia photos.

USDA Plants: Salix sessilifolia information.

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