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Salix candida
sage willow, sage-leaf willow

Distribution: In the mountains of northeastern and southeastern Washington; widespread across North America from Alaska south to Washington, east through central U.S. to Canadian Maritimes.

Habitat: Lakeshores, pond margins, streambanks, and other riparian areas.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Salix candida Flüggé ex Willd.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 4: 708. 1806. 1806.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Salix candida Flüggé ex Willd. var. denudata Andersson
Salix candida Flüggé ex Willd. var. tomentosa Andersson
Salix candidula Nieuwl.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Salix candida checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Salix candida atlas page.

CalPhotos: Salix candida photos.

USDA Plants: Salix candida information.

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