Taxon  Report   7291 
Salix sitchensis  Bong.
Coulter willow,  Sitka willow
Salix sitchensis
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Salix sitchensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Salix sitchensis
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Salix sitchensis, a dicot, is a tree or 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 sitchensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: SALICACEAE  
Genus: Salix
Communities:
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.6 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Salix coulteri
PLANTS: Salix cuneata
PLANTS: Salix sitchensis var. congesta
PLANTS: Salix sitchensis var. denudata
PLANTS: Salix sitchensis var. parviflora
PLANTS: Salix sitchensis var. ralphiana
More information about  Salix sitchensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Jul 26, 2016).

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