Calflora
Taxon  Report   7272    
Salix gooddingii  C. R. Ball
Goodding's black willow,  Goodding's willow, Gooding's willow
Salix gooddingii
© 2013 Neal Kramer
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Salix gooddingii
© 2018 Angelique Herman
Salix gooddingii
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Salix gooddingii, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Salix gooddingii
© 2018 Hailey Laskey
Family: SALICACEAE  
Genus: Salix
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Salix nigra
PLANTS: Salix gooddingii var. vallicola
PLANTS: Salix gooddingii var. variabilis
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More information about  Salix gooddingii
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 (SAGO)

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: Dec 10, 2018).

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