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Roundleaf Willow - Salix rotundifolia
Other Names:  Salix dodgeana

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 8

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General Description
Dwarf, mat-forming. Twigs brown, glabrous. Leaf blades 5–10 mm long, elliptic to orbicular with entire margins, glabrous, green on both surfaces. Female catkins emerge with the leaves, 3–8 mm long, few-flowered, on leafy branchlets 3–8 mm long; scales brown to purple above, glabrous on the back. Capsules glabrous, 4–6 mm long; stipe <1 mm long; style 0.5 or less mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 5

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Habitat
Stony, calcareous soil of moist turfy slopes; 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.
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