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|Family: Salicaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Salix||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Salix lemmonii Bebb
Habit: Shrub 1--4 m. Stem: twigs yellow- to red-brown, strongly glaucous or not, puberulent, brittle at base or not. Leaf: later stipules leaf-like; petiole 5--16 mm; young leaves silky; mature blade 44--110 mm, strap-shaped to narrowly elliptic, acuminate (base convex), entire or finely serrate, abaxial hairs generally sparse, short- or long-silky, white and rusty, straight or wavy, to +- 0. Inflorescence: blooming just before or with leaves, pistillate 19--44 mm, on leafy shoots 0.5--6 mm; flower bract dark brown to 2-colored. Staminate Flower: stamens 2. Pistillate Flower: ovary silky, stalk 1.1--2.1 mm, style 0.3--1 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=76.
Ecology: Streams, wet meadows, burns in subalpine pine forest; Elevation: 1400--3500 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, s NCoRO (Lake Co.), s NCoRI (Sonoma Co.), CaRH, SNH, SnBr, SnJt; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Montana, Colorado (except Utah). Flowering Time: May--Jun Note: Like Salix geyeriana.
eFlora Treatment Author: George W. Argus
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Salix lasiolepis
Next taxon: Salix ligulifolia
Citation for this treatment: George W. Argus 2017. Salix lemmonii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=42864, accessed on February 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 25, 2017.