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Salix boothii Dorn
Habit: Shrub < 6 m. Stem: twigs yellow-, gray-, or red-brown, glabrous or shaggy-hairy. Leaf: stipules leaf-like; petiole 3--17 mm; young leaves shaggy-hairy; mature blade 26--102 mm, strap-shaped to broadly elliptic, acute to acuminate (base convex to subcordate), entire to finely serrate, abaxial hairs generally long-soft-shaggy or +- densely short-silky, white or white and rusty, wavy, to 0. Inflorescence: blooming before or with leaves, pistillate 12--62 mm, on leafy shoots 1--9 mm (margins of shoot-leaves gland-dotted or finely serrate); flower bract dark brown, hairs wavy. Staminate Flower: stamens 2. Pistillate Flower: ovary glabrous, stalk 0.5--2.5 mm, style 0.3--1.4 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=76.
Ecology: Uncommon. Wet subalpine meadows, shores; Elevation: 1525--3200 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaRH, n&s SNH, Wrn, SNE; Distribution Outside California: to western Canada, Colorado. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: George W. Argus
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Previous taxon: Salix bebbiana
Next taxon: Salix brachycarpa var. brachycarpa
Citation for this treatment: George W. Argus 2016. Salix boothii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=42717, accessed on December 06, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 06, 2016.