Taxon  Report   10338 
Salix brachycarpa  Nutt.
Shortfruit willow
Salix brachycarpa
© 2016 Trent M. Draper (var. brachycarpa)
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Salix brachycarpa
© 1979 Dean Wm. Taylor (ssp. brachycarpa)
Salix brachycarpa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).

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Salix brachycarpa
© 2016 Trent M. Draper (var. brachycarpa)
Genus: Salix
Subspecies and Varieties:
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Salix brachycarpa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 22, 2018).

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