OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Salix discolor   FAMILY Salicaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Salix discolor   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Salix discolor

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Salix discolor

 

COMMON NAME:
Pussy Willow


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image of Salix discolor, Pussy Willow

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sadi_001_lvd

        

image of Salix discolor, Pussy Willow

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_sadi_003_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Salix discolor   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Salix discolor   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Salix discolor

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Salix discolor

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1299

Shrub
Perennial
Dioecious

Native: north of the Carolinas

Rare

Habitat: calcareous wetlands, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
Sepals absent
Petals absent
Superior ovary

Flowers in catkins, inflorescence usually erect

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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