Calflora
Taxon  Report   7291    
Salix sitchensis  Sanson ex Bong.
Coulter willow,  Sitka willow
Salix sitchensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Salix sitchensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Salix sitchensis
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Salix sitchensis, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Salix sitchensis
© 2015 Doreen L. Smith
Family: SALICACEAE  
Genus: Salix
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 1.6; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Salix coulteri
PLANTS: Salix cuneata
PLANTS: Salix sitchensis var. congesta
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More information about  Salix sitchensis
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 (SASI2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 13, 2018).

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