Salix arctica subsp. arctica

This subspecies is accepted
The native range of this subspecies is Subarctic to Xinjiang and NW. U.S.A. It is a subshrub or shrub and grows primarly in the subalpine or subarctic biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Altay, British Columbia, Buryatiya, East European Russia, Føroyar, Greenland, Iceland, Irkutsk, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Krasnoyarsk, Labrador, Magadan, Newfoundland, North European Russi, Northwest Territorie, Nunavut, Ontario, Québec, Tuva, Washington, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yukon

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

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.
  • Hultén, E.O.G. (1960). Flora of the Aleutian Islands and westernmost Alaska Peninsula: with notes on the flora of Commander Islands, ed. 2: 1-376. Weinheim : J. Cramer ; New York : Hafner Pub. Co.
  • Skvortsov, A.K. (1999). Willows of Russia and Adjacent Countries: 1-307. University of Joensuu.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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