Salix nivalis Hook.

First published in Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 152 (1838)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Canada to W. & W. Central U.S.A. It is a perennial or shrub and grows primarily in the subalpine or subarctic biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Alberta, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Ackerfield, J. (2015). Flora of Colorado: 1-818. BRIT Press.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2010). Flora of North America North of Mexico 7: 1-797. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico. [Cited as Salix reticulata subsp. nivalis.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2010). Flora of North America North of Mexico 7: 1-797. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1931 Hector, D. [s.n.] United States K001079560 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1931 Drummond, T. [s.n.] United States K001079562 Type Yes
Macoun, J.M. [138] Canada K001079561 Unknown Type Material Yes
Macoun, J.M. [s.n.] Canada K001079563 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1968 Drummond, T [s.n.] United States Salix reticulata var. nana K001079595 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1968 s.coll. [86] Canada Salix reticulata var. nana K001079596 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1968 s.coll. [83] Canada Salix reticulata var. nana K001079594 Type Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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