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Salix glauca L. ssp. glauca var. villosa (D. Don ex Hook.) Andersson
grayleaf willow

General Information
Symbol: SAGLV
Group: Dicot
Family: Salicaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 604. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc. Usage Requirements.



Symbol Scientific Name
SAARS Salix arctica Pall. var. subcordata (Andersson) C.K. Schneid.
SADE7 Salix desertorum Richardson
SADEE Salix desertorum Richardson var. elata Andersson
SAGLD Salix glauca L. ssp. desertorum (Richardson) Hultén
SAGLG3 Salix glauca L. ssp. glabrescens (Andersson) Hultén
SAGLG5 Salix glauca L. var. glabrescens (Andersson) C.K. Schneid.
SAGLK Salix glauca L. var. kenosha (L. Kelso) L. Kelso
SAGLP2 Salix glauca L. var. pseudolapponum (Seemen) L. Kelso
SAGLS3 Salix glauca L. var. sericea Hultén
SAGLS4 Salix glauca L. var. subincurva (E.H. Kelso) L. Kelso
SAGL10 Salix glaucops Andersson
SAGLG4 Salix glaucops Andersson var. glabrescens
SAGLV2 Salix glaucops Andersson var. villosa (D. Don ex Hook.) Andersson
SANU7 Salix nudescens Rydb.
SAPS4 Salix pseudolapponum Seemen
SAPSK Salix pseudolapponum Seemen var. kenosha L. Kelso
SAPSS Salix pseudolapponum Seemen var. subincurva E.H. Kelso
SASU10 Salix subcordata Andersson
SAVI10 Salix villosa D. Don ex Hook.
SAWOP Salix wolfii Bebb var. pseudolapponum (Seemen) M.E. Jones
SAWY Salix wyomingensis Rydb.


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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 glauca L. – grayleaf willow
Subspecies Salix glauca L. ssp. glauca – grayleaf willow
Variety Salix glauca L. ssp. glauca var. villosa (D. Don ex Hook.) Andersson – grayleaf willow

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glaucous willow



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