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Drummond's Willow - Salix drummondiana

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Shrubs 1–4 m. Twigs usually glaucous, especially around buds. Leaf blades 2–9 cm long, lanceolate to narrowly elliptic with entire, inrolled margins, green above, moderately to densely silver-hairy below Female catkins emerge before the leaves, 2–7 cm long, sessile; scales black, long-hairy. Capsules hairy, 3–6 mm long; stipes ca. 0.5 mm long; styles 1–2 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
YT 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: 66

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Habitat
Along streams, lakes, wetlands, glacial moraine, talus; valleys to upper 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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