Calflora
Taxon  Report   7276 
Salix laevigata  Bebb
Polished willow,  Red willow
Salix laevigata
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
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Salix laevigata
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Salix laevigata
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Salix laevigata, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Salix laevigata
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: SALICACEAE  
Genus: Salix
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Salix congesta
PLANTS: Salix laevigata var. angustifolia
PLANTS: Salix laevigata var. araquipa
ICPN + PLANTS: Salix laevigata var. congesta
ICPN + PLANTS: Salix bonplandiana var. laevigata
ICPN: Salix laevigata f. araquipa
More information about  Salix laevigata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SALA3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 20, 2018).

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