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Taxon: Salix arctica Pall.

Genus: Salix
Family: Salicaceae.
Nomen number: 102715
Place of publication: Fl. ross. 1(2):86. 1789 ("1788")
Name verified on: 04-Aug-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 04-Aug-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • Arctic willow   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • tundra willow   (Source: F Svalbard ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard; G. Argus, pers. comm. 1998, doesn't survive well outside arctic)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Chelyabinsk, Khanty-Mansi, Sverdlovsk, Taymyr, Yakutia-Sakha, Yamal Nenets
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kamchatka, Magadan
    China: China - Xinjiang
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Iceland; Svalbard and Jan Mayen
    East Europe: Russian Federation - Arkhangelsk [Novaya Zemlya], Murmansk, Nenets, Perm
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory; Greenland; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Newfoundland, Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Nunavut
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Washington

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Argus, G. W. 1973. The genus Salix in Alaska and the Yukon. Publ. Bot. (Ottawa) 2:80–85.
  • Argus, G. W. 1998. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • Dorn, R. D. 1977. Willows of the Rocky Mountain states. Rhodora 79:412.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Rønning, O. I. 1996. The flora of Svalbard.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Tolmachev, A. I. & J. G. Packer, eds. 1995–. Flora of the Russian Arctic.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, second edition.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Salix arctica Pall.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?102715 (21 October 2014)

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