Taxon  Report   7276    
Salix laevigata  Bebb
Polished willow,  Red willow
Salix laevigata
© 2018 Angelique Herman
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Salix laevigata
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Salix laevigata
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Salix laevigata, 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 laevigata
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Salix
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Salix congesta
PLANTS: Salix laevigata var. angustifolia
PLANTS: Salix laevigata var. araquipa
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More information about  Salix laevigata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

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