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Salix scouleriana Hook.
Habit: Shrub, slender tree, < 10 m. Stem: twigs yellow-green or -brown, twigs sparsely hairy to densely velvety. Leaf: stipules generally leaf-like; petiole 2--13 mm, generally velvety; young leaves hairy; mature blade 29--100 mm, obovate or oblanceolate to narrowly elliptic, acuminate (base wedge-shaped or convex), entire or crenate, generally strongly rolled under, abaxial hairs sparse to dense, short- or long-silky or woolly, white or white and rusty, wavy or straight. Inflorescence: blooming before leaves, pistillate 18--60 mm, on leafy shoots 0(8) mm; flower bract dark brown or 2-colored. Staminate Flower: stamens 2. Pistillate Flower: ovary silky, stalk 0.8--2.3 mm, style 0.2--0.6 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=76.
Ecology: Common. Dry to moist forest, meadows, springs, swamps; Elevation: 1--3400 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, SN, n CCo, SnFrB, SnGb, SnBr, SnJt, GB; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, Saskatchewan, New Mexico, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Feb--Jun Note: Hybrids suspected with Salix hookeriana.
Synonyms: Salix scouleriana Barratt ex Hook. var. coetanea C.R. Ball
eFlora Treatment Author: George W. Argus
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Salix purpurea
Next taxon: Salix sitchensis
Citation for this treatment: George W. Argus 2017. Salix scouleriana, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=42973, accessed on March 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 28, 2017.