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 Changed: 04-Aug-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Xinjiang
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kamchatka, - Magadan
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Yakutia-Sakha, - Taymyr, - Chelyabinsk, - Sverdlovsk, - Khanty-Mansi, - Yamal Nenets
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Russian Federation - Arkhangelsk, - Murmansk, - Nenets, - Perm
    • Northern Europe: Iceland; Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Newfoundland, - Ontario, - Quebec
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Washington
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory; Greenland; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Nunavut

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Argus, G. W. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Argus, G. W. 1973. The genus Salix in Alaska and the Yukon Publ. Bot. (Ottawa) 2:80-85.
  • Dorn, R. D. 1977. Willows of the Rocky Mountain states (Rhodora) 79:412.
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Rønning, O. I. The flora of Svalbard. 1996 (F Svalbard)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Tolmachev, A. I. & J. G. Packer, eds. Flora of the Russian Arctic. 1995- (F Russ Arctic)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, second edition. 1993 (F Eur ed2)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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