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Meadow Willow - Salix petiolaris

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU
* (see State Rank Reason below)

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Reported for Montana (Dorn 1984) but status in the state remains uncertain.
  • Details on Status Ranking and Review
    Meadow Willow (Salix petiolaris) Conservation Status Review
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General Description
Shrubs to 3 m. Twigs brown to black, glabrous. Leaf blades 2-15 cm long, linear-lanceolate to narrowly elliptic with serrulate margins, glaucous beneath, glabrate. Female catkins 10–35 mm long, emerging with the leaves on leafy branchlets 2–20 mm long; scales yellow, persistent, hairy on the margins. Capsules 6–8 mm long, hairy; stipes 1–5 mm long; style <0.5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
NT to NL south to WA, CO, IL and NJ (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat

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Meadow Willow — Salix petiolaris.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from