Taxon  Report   7276 
Salix laevigata  Bebb
Polished willow,  Red willow
Salix laevigata
© 2009 Keir Morse
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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 and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Salix laevigata
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Salix
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 TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Salix congesta
PLANTS: Salix laevigata var. angustifolia
PLANTS: Salix laevigata var. araquipa
PLANTS: Salix laevigata var. congesta
TJM2 + PLANTS: Salix bonplandiana var. laevigata
More information about  Salix laevigata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2017).

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