Taxon  Report   7283 
Salix lutea  Nutt.
Yellow willow
Salix lutea
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
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Salix lutea
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Salix lutea, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Salix lutea
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Genus: Salix
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Salix cordata var. denveriana
PLANTS: Salix rigida var. watsonii
PLANTS: Salix ormsbyensis
PLANTS: Salix lutea var. watsonii
PLANTS: Salix lutea var. platyphylla
PLANTS: Salix lutea var. famelica
PLANTS: Salix lutea var. desolata
PLANTS: Salix flava
PLANTS: Salix famelica
PLANTS: Salix eriocephala var. famelica
PLANTS: Salix cordata var. watsonii
PLANTS: Salix cordata var. platyphylla
PLANTS: Salix cordata var. lutea
PLANTS: Salix cordata var. desolata
PLANTS: Salix watsonii
ICPN + PLANTS: Salix eriocephala var. watsonii
More information about  Salix lutea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jul 22, 2018).

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