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Tea-leaved Willow - Salix planifolia
Other Names:  Salix phylicifolia ssp. planifolia


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Shrubs 0.5–2 m. Twigs glabrous, black to reddish, shiny. Leaf blades 1–7 cm long, elliptic with entire margins; shiny green above, glaucous below. Female catkins 1–4 cm long, emerging before the leaves, sessile; scales black, long-hairy. Capsules 3–5 mm long, densely pubescent; stipes up to 1 mm long; style ca. 1 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 43

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Habitat
Along streams, wet meadows, fens; montane to lower alpine (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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