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Booth's Willow - Salix boothii
Other Names:  Salix myrtillifolia [misapplied], Salix pseudocordata, Salix novae-angliae

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Shrubs to 5 m. Twigs brown to purple, sparsely hairy. Leaf blades 2–7 cm long, lanceolate to narrowly elliptic, nearly glabrous, green above, slightly paler green beneath, margins glandular-serrulate. Female catkins emerge with the leaves, 1–5 cm long on leafy branchlets 3–7 mm long; scales dark brown, long-hairy. Capsules glabrous, 3–6 mm long; stipes 1–3 mm long; style ca. 0.5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to SK south to CA and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 70

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Habitat
Along streams, lakes, wetlands; valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
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    • Argus, G. 2010. Salix. In: Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds. 1993+. Flora of North America North of Mexico. 16+ vols. New York and Oxford. Vol. 7.
    • Dorn, R.D. 2010. The genus Salix in North America north of Mexico. 59 pp.
    • Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
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