Page author: David Giblin
Salix vestita
rock willow

Distribution: North Cascade Mountains in Washington; British Columbia south to Oregon, east across northern North America to the Canadian Maritime Provinces.

Habitat: Moist forest opening, streambanks, and other riparian areas in montane and subalpine habitats.

Flowers: June-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Historical in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Salix vestita Pursh
Publication: Fl. Amer. Sept. 2: 610. 1813. 1813.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Salix vestita Pursh ssp. leiolepis (Fernald) Argus
Salix vestita Pursh var. erecta Andersson [HC]
Salix vestita Pursh var. humilior Andersson
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Salix vestita in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Salix vestita checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Salix vestita information.

E-Flora BC: Salix vestita atlas page.

CalPhotos: Salix vestita photos.

USDA Plants: Salix vestita information.

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