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Salix gooddingii C.R. Ball
Habit: Shrub or tree < 30 m. Stem: twigs +- yellow or yellow-green or red-brown, velvety or soft-shaggy-hairy, glabrous in age, brittle at base or not; bud scale margins free, overlapping. Leaf: stipules generally leaf-like; petiole 4--10 mm, generally with glands; young leaves white-hairy; mature blade 67--130 mm, linear to narrowly elliptic, acuminate (base wedge-shaped), finely serrate, abaxial hairs generally minute, spreading, wavy, to 0. Inflorescence: blooming with leaves, pistillate 23--82 mm, on leafy shoots 2--48 mm (margins of shoot-leaves finely serrate); flower bract +- tan; pistillate bracts deciduous. Staminate Flower: stamens 4--6; nectaries adaxial, abaxial. Pistillate Flower: ovary glabrous or hairy, stalk 1.2--3.2 mm, style 0.1--0.3 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=38.
Ecology: Common. Streamsides, marshes, seepage areas, washes, meadows; Elevation: 20--2500 (generally < 500) m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRI, CaRF, SNF, GV, SCo, PR, GB, D (esp GV, D); Distribution Outside California: to Texas, Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--Apr
Synonyms: Salix gooddingii var. variabilis C.R. Ball
eFlora Treatment Author: George W. Argus
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Salix geyeriana
Next taxon: Salix hookeriana
Citation for this treatment: George W. Argus 2016. Salix gooddingii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=42825, accessed on December 11, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 11, 2016.