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|Family: Salicaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Salix||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Salix breweri Bebb
Habit: Shrub < 4 m. Stem: twigs +- yellow to yellow-brown, velvety or silky-tomentose. Leaf: later stipules leaf-like; petiole 3--7 mm; young leaves silky; mature blade 58--144 mm, strap-shaped to oblanceolate, convex or acuminate (base convex to wedge-shaped), entire to irregularly toothed, +- rolled under, abaxially generally sparse- to dense-tomentose or -woolly, hairs wavy. Inflorescence: blooming before leaves, pistillate 19--59 mm, on leafy shoots 0--1 mm; flower bract +- tan to light rose. Staminate Flower: stamens 2. Pistillate Flower: ovary tomentose, stalk 0--0.4 mm, style 0.4--0.8 mm; nectary narrow.
Ecology: Serpentine streamsides; Elevation: 300--1300 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoR, SnFrB, n&c SCoR. Flowering Time: Mar--Apr
Unabridged Note: Hybrids with Salix lasiolepis in Yolo Co. have leaves less hairy, fruit long, slender, stalked, glabrous in age, as does Salix delnortensis, but have, compared to Salix delnortensis, shorter petioles, flexible twig bases.
eFlora Treatment Author: George W. Argus
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Salix brachycarpa var. brachycarpa
Next taxon: Salix delnortensis
Citation for this treatment: George W. Argus 2017. Salix breweri, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=42729, accessed on February 22, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 22, 2017.