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Geyer's Willow - Salix geyeriana


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
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).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 14

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Habitat
Along streams, in wet meadows, fens, swamps; 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.
    • 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.
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