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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Plant Height: 30 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Erosion control
Medicinal Herb
Suitable for forage
Dynamic Accumulator: Mg (Magnesium)
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Common names
  • Sitka Willow

Photo Gallery
Location: Robe Canyon Historic Park
photo credit: Walter Siegmund
Location: Robe Canyon Historic Park
photo credit: Walter Siegmund
  • Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Apr 13, 2017 9:30 AM concerning plant:
    Native in the Pacific Northwest, from Alaska to central California. Found in moist woods and along water ways. Provides food and cover for wildlife. Fast growing, good for erosion control. The bark contains salicin.

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