Taxon  Report   10338    
Salix brachycarpa  Nutt.
Shortfruit willow
Salix brachycarpa
© 2016 Trent M. Draper (var. brachycarpa)
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Salix brachycarpa
© 1979 Dean Wm. Taylor (ssp. brachycarpa)
Salix brachycarpa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).

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Salix brachycarpa
© 2016 Trent M. Draper (var. brachycarpa)
Genus: Salix
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Salix brachycarpa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).