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Lemmon's Willow - Salix lemmonii

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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

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General Description
Shrubs to 3 m. Twigs glabrous, sometimes becoming glaucous. Leaf blades 2–6 cm long, lanceolate, mostly with entire or sparsely denticulate margins, glabrous or sparsely hairy, glaucous beneath. Female catkins 10–25 mm long, emerging with the leaves on leafy branchlets to 1 cm long; scales dark brown to black, long-hairy. Capsules hairy, 4–6 mm long; stipes 0.5–2 mm long; style 0.2–1 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 20

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Habitat
Streambanks, wetlands, usually in landscapes dominated by mountain big sagebrush; 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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