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|Family: Salicaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Salix||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Salix tracyi C.R. Ball
Habit: Shrub 1--6 m; leaves, twigs +- glabrous in age. Stem: twigs yellow- to red-brown, weakly glaucous, glabrous or sparsely to +- densely velvety or tomentose. Leaf: later stipules leaf-like; petiole 5--11 mm, adaxially tomentose to velvety; young leaves white- or white-and-rusty-hairy; mature blade 55--96 mm, strap-shaped, oblanceolate, or elliptic, acute to acuminate (base convex or +- decurrent), entire, wavy, or minutely serrate, +- rolled under, abaxially glabrous to +- densely tomentose, hairs white or white-and-rusty, straight or curved. Inflorescence: blooming just before or with leaves, pistillate 17--42 mm, on leafy shoots 1.5--3 mm; flower bract brown or brown with paler base, with straight or wavy hairs, tip rounded to truncate. Staminate Flower: stamens 2. Pistillate Flower: ovary glabrous, stalk 1--1.7(2.4) mm, style 0.12--0.6 mm.
Ecology: Shores, floodplains of rivers, creeks; sandy, gravelly, rocky, often serpentine; Elevation: 90--460 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo; Distribution Outside California: Oregon. Flowering Time: Apr--May
eFlora Treatment Author: George W. Argus
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Salix sitchensis
Next taxon: Sapindaceae
Citation for this treatment: George W. Argus 2016. Salix tracyi, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=42862, accessed on April 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 30, 2016.