Taxon  Report   7285 
Salix orestera  C. Schneider
Sierra willow
Salix orestera
© 2010 Steve Matson
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Salix orestera
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Salix orestera, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Salix orestera
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Salix
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Salix commutata var. rubicunda
PLANTS: Salix glauca ssp. orestera
PLANTS: Salix glauca var. orestera
More information about  Salix orestera
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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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