Taxon  Report   10339 
Salix brachycarpa  Nutt.  var. brachycarpa 
shortfruit willow
Salix brachycarpa var. brachycarpa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Salix brachycarpa var. brachycarpa
© 1993 Dan Post
Salix brachycarpa var. brachycarpa
© 1993 Dan Post
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Salix
Parent Record Salix brachycarpa.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Salix brachycarpa var. alticola
PLANTS: Salix brachycarpa var. antimima
PLANTS: Salix brachycarpa var. glabellicarpa
PLANTS: Salix brachycarpa var. sansonii
PLANTS: Salix chlorolepis var. antimima
PLANTS: Salix desertorum var. fruticulosa
PLANTS: Salix desertorum var. stricta
PLANTS: Salix stricta
TJM2 + PLANTS: Salix brachycarpa ssp. brachycarpa
 Information about  Salix brachycarpa var. brachycarpa  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 31, 2015).

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