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Net-veined Willow - Salix reticulata
Other Names:  Salix nivalis


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Mat-forming subshrub. Twigs dark, glabrous. Leaf blades 5–30 mm long, oblong to obovate with entire margins, green above, glaucous and veiny beneath, glabrous to sparsely hairy. Female catkins 5–15 mm long, few- flowered, emerging after the leaves on stem tips; scales yellow-green, nearly glabrous. Capsules hairy, 3–6 mm long, sessile; style up to 0.5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are subspecies nivalis (Hook.) A. Love, D. Love & B.M. Kapoor.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumpolar 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: 22

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