Farr's Willow - Salix farriae
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Numerous collections from Teton, Ravalli, Granite, DeerLodge, Lincoln, Flathead, Lewis & Clark Counties. Mostly occurs at high elevations, where probably secure.
Shrubs to 1.5 m. Twigs brown, pubescent to glabrous. Leaf blades 2–6 cm long, lanceolate to elliptic with entire margins, glaucous beneath. Female catkins 1–4 cm long, emerging with the leaves on leafy branchlets 5–15 mm long; scales dark brown, long- hairy at least above, sometimes deciduous. Capsules glabrous, 3–6 mm long; stipes ca. 0.5 mm long; style ca. 0.5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
YT to WA, ID and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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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.