Taxon  Report   7290 
Salix sessilifolia  Nutt.
Northern sandbar willow,  Northwest sandbar willow, Northwest willow, Velvet willow
Salix sessilifolia, 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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Family: SALICACEAE  
Genus: Salix
Communities:
Coastal Strand, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Salix exigua var. sessilifolia
PLANTS: Salix fluviatilis var. sessilifolia
PLANTS: Salix fluviatilis
PLANTS: Salix longifolia var. sessilifolia
PLANTS: Salix macrostachya var. cusickii
PLANTS: Salix macrostachya
PLANTS: Salix sessilifolia var. villosa
More information about  Salix sessilifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (SASE3)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 28, 2016).

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