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Salix sitchensis
Sitka willow
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

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.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Salix sitchensis Sanson ex Bong.
Publication: Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 2: 162. 1832. 1832.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Salix coulteri Andersson
Salix cuneata Nutt.
Salix sitchensis Sanson ex Bong. var. congesta Andersson
Salix sitchensis Sanson ex Bong. var. denudata (Andersson) Andersson
Salix sitchensis Sanson ex Bong. var. parviflora (Jeps.) Jeps.
var. sitchensis – Sitka willow
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Salix sitchensis checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Salix sitchensis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Salix sitchensis photos.

USDA Plants: Salix sitchensis information.

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