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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Salix ligulifolia (C.R. Ball) C.R. Ball ex C.K. Schneid.
strapleaf willow
SALI
Cultivar: Placer

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit SH, TR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Multiple Stem
Bloat None   Growth Rate Moderate
C:N Ratio High   Height at Base Age, Maximum 18
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 18.0
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense   Resprout Ability Yes
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate   Shape and Orientation Rounded
Foliage Texture Coarse   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use High
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 5.5
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 7.5
Anaerobic Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 2700
CaCO3 Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 11000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 35
Drought Tolerance None   Precipitation, Maximum 60
Fertility Requirement Medium   Root Depth, Minimum 20
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 200   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance Medium   Temperature, Minimum (°F) 7
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period   Propagated By Cuttings Yes
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed No
Fruit/Seed Abundance   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound
Propagated By Bare Root Yes   Seed Spread Rate
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Slow
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Low
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product   Post Product No
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential Low
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 01/19/2020 09:23 AM CST