Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Salix humilis Marshall var. tristis (Aiton) Griggs image
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Family Salicaceae
Salix humilis Marshall var. tristis (Aiton) Griggs
prairie willow
Salix: Latin name for the willow and meaning "to leap or spring" in reference to its fast growth
humilis: Latin humilis for "low" referring to low-growing habit of this species
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial shrub
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Salix alpina Walter
Salix humilis Marshall var. microphylla (Andersson) Fernald
Salix longirostris Michx.
Salix muhlenbergiana Willd.
Salix occidentalis Walter
Salix recurvata Pursh
Salix tristis Aiton
Salix tristis Aiton var. longifolia Andersson
Salix tristis Aiton var. microphylla Andersson
Salix tristis Aiton var. momadelphia Barratt

         
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