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Mountain Willow
Salix eastwoodiae
  
About Mountain Willow (Salix eastwoodiae) 1 Nurseries Carry This Plant Salix eastwoodiae is a species of willow known by the common names mountain willow, Eastwood's willow, 'and Sierra willow. It is native to the northwestern United States, where it grows in subalpine and alpine climates in mountain habitats such as talus and streambanks. It is a shrub growing up to 4 m (13 ft) tall, with branches yellowish, brown, red, or purplish in color and coated in short hairs, sometimes becoming hairless. The leaves are narrowly or widely lance-shaped and up to 10 cm long, hairy when new and becoming hairless. The inflorescence is a catkin of flowers. It is a shrub growing up to 4 m (13 ft) tall, with branches yellowish, brown, red, or purplish in color and coated in short hairs, sometimes becoming hairless. The leaves are narrowly or widely lance-shaped and up to 10 cm long, hairy when new and becoming hairless. The inflorescence is a catkin of flowers.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Tree

Size
Size
6.6 - 13.1 ft tall

Dormancy
Dormancy
Winter Deciduous

Flower Color
Flower Color
Cream, Yellow

Wildlife Supported
 


Landscaping Information
Sun
Sun
Full Sun

Nurseries
Nurseries

Common uses
Common uses
Butterfly Gardens, Bee Gardens

Sunset Zones
Sunset Zones?
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 18

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Meadows

Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 13.5" - 152.8", Summer Precipitation: 0.30" - 5.61", Coldest Month: 19.8" - 49.8", Hottest Month: 38.8" - 76.6", Humidity: 0.73" - 24.30", Elevation: 494" - 13547"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Eastwood's Willow, Sierra Willow


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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