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Salix interior Rowlee
sandbar willow

General Information
Symbol: SAIN3
Group: Dicot
Family: Salicaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
AK   N
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Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM   


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Symbol Scientific Name
SALO9 Salix longifolia Muhl., non Lam.
SARU9 Salix rubra Richardson, non Huds.
SALOS Salix longifolia Muhl. var. sericans Nees
SAINW Salix interior Rowlee var. wheeleri
SALOI Salix longifolia Muhl. var. interior (Rowlee) M.E. Jones
SAEXE Salix exigua Nutt. var. exterior (Fernald) C.F. Reed
SALOP2 Salix longifolia Muhl. var. pedicellata Andersson
SAINP Salix interior Rowlee var. pedicellata (Andersson) C.R. Ball
SAEXS3 Salix exigua Nutt. var. sericans (Nees) Dorn
SAINE Salix interior Rowlee var. exterior Fernald
SAEXI Salix exigua Nutt. ssp. interior (Rowlee) Cronquist
SAFLS2 Salix fluviatilis Nutt. var. sericans (Nees) B. Boivin
SALOW2 Salix longifolia Muhl. var. wheeleri (Rowlee) C.K. Schneid.
SAWH Salix wheeleri (Rowlee) Rydb.
SAEXP2 Salix exigua Nutt. var. pedicellata (Andersson) Cronquist


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Salicales
Family Salicaceae – Willow family
Genus Salix L. – willow
Species Salix interior Rowlee – sandbar willow

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
sandbar willow

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Alaska FACW
Arid West FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACW
Great Plains FACW
Midwest FACW
Northcentral & Northeast FACW
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACW



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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