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Taxon: Salix humilis Marshall var. tristis (Aiton) Griggs

Genus: Salix
Family: Salicaceae
Nomen number: 102762
Place of publication: Proc. Ohio Acad. Sci. 4:301. 1905
Link to protologue:
Comment: when united with var. microphylla (Andersson) Fernald, based on S. tristis var. microphylla Andersson, this name, based on the autonym S. tristis var. tristis, has priority
Name Verified on: 18-Dec-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, New Jersey (s.), Ohio (s.), Pennsylvania (s.), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Kansas (e.), Missouri, Nebraska (s.e.), Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arkansas (e.), Delaware, Georgia (n.), Kentucky, Louisiana (e.), Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]


  1. Argus, G. W. 1986. The genus Salix (Salicaceae) in the southeastern United States. Syst. Bot. Monogr. 9:109. Note: = Salix humilis var. microphylla (Andersson) Fernald
  2. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 2000. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code) Art. 11.6, Ex. 23.
  3. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Salicaceae&GenusID=Salix&SpeciesID=humilis%20Marshall%20var.%20tristis target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Salix humilis Marshall var. tristis (Aiton) Griggs :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Salix humilis var. tristis 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=102762. Accessed 5 July 2020.