Taxon  Report   7285    
Salix orestera  C. K. Schneid.
Sierra willow
Salix orestera
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Salix orestera
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Salix orestera, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Salix orestera
© 2010 Steve Matson
Genus: Salix
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Salix commutata var. rubicunda
PLANTS: Salix glauca ssp. orestera
PLANTS: Salix glauca var. orestera
More information about  Salix orestera
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 16, 2019).