Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Salix pyrifolia Andersson image
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Emmet J. Judziewicz
Family Salicaceae
Salix pyrifolia Andersson
balsam willow
Salix: Latin name for the willow and meaning "to leap or spring" in reference to its fast growth
pyrifolia: pear-leaved
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial shrub to 16' tall
Flower: catkins with or without leaves
Leaf:oval to lance-like, toothed, underside whitened, balsam-like odor
Habitat: moist to wet; swamps
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Salix balsamifera Barratt ex Andersson
Salix balsamifera Barratt ex Andersson var. alpestris Bebb
Salix balsamifera Barratt ex Andersson var. lanceolata Bebb
Salix balsamifera Barratt ex Andersson var. vegeta Bebb
Salix cordata Muhl. var. balsamifera (Barratt ex Andersson) Hook.
Salix pyrifolia Andersson var. lanceolata (Bebb) Fernald

         
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