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Taxon: Salix discolor Muhl.

 
Genus: Salix
Family: Salicaceae
Nomen number: 102704
Place of publication: G. H. E. Muhlenberg & C. L. Willdenow, Neue Schriften Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 4:234, t. 6, fig. 1. 1803
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • American pussy willow  (Source: Willows) - English
  • glaucous willow  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • pussy willow  (Source: Syst Bot M) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Krussmann; Willows)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa (n.), Minnesota, Missouri (n.e.), North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho, Montana, Wyoming (n.e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware (n.), Kentucky (n.-c.), Maryland]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Argus, G. W. 1986. The genus Salix (Salicaceae) in the southeastern United States. Syst. Bot. Monogr. 9:94.
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  6. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  7. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  10. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  11. Newsholme, C. 1992. Willows, the genus Salix
  12. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.

Check other web resources for Salix discolor Muhl. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Salix discolor cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=102704. Accessed 21 September 2019.