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 occidentalis   FAMILY Salicaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Salix humilis var. tristis   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Salix humilis var. tristis

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 051-01-003?:
Salix humilis   FAMILY Salicaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Dwarf Upland Willow, Dwarf Prairie Willow, Sage Willow


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image of Salix occidentalis, Dwarf Upland Willow, Dwarf Prairie Willow, Sage Willow

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_satr2_001_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Salix humilis var. tristis   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Salix humilis var. tristis

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 051-01-003?:
Salix humilis   FAMILY Salicaceae

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

 

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3701

Shrub
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: barrens, glades, rocky or hardpan woodlands, prairies, powerline rights-of-way, rarely in depression ponds, especially over mafic (such as amphibolite), ultramafic (such as olivine), or calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
Sepals absent
Petals absent
2 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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