Geyer's Willow - Salix geyeriana
MNPS Threat Rank
Shrubs to 6 m. Twigs pubescent becoming somewhat glaucous. Leaf blades 2–7 cm long, narrowly lanceolate to elliptic with mostly entire margins, pubescent on both surfaces, glaucous beneath. Female catkins 1–2 cm long, emerging with the leaves on leafy branchlets up to 1 cm long; scales yellow to tan, short-hairy. Capsules hairy, 3–6 mm long; stipes 1–2 mm long; style <0.5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
BC to MT south to CA and NM (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.
- Hollenbeck, R.R. 1974. Growth rates and movements within a population of Rana pretiosa pretiosa Baird and Girard in south central Montana. Ph.D. Dissertation. Bozeman, Montana: Montana State University. 66 p.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Little, E.L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees (native and naturalized). Agriculture Handbook No. 541. U.S. Forest Service, Washington, D.C. 375 pp.
- Martinka, R.R. 1970. Structural characteristics and ecological relationships of male blue grouse (Dendragapus obscurus (Say)) territories in southwestern Montana. Ph.D Dissertation. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 73 p.