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FNA | Family List | FNA Vol. 7 | Salicaceae

2d6. Salix Linnaeus (subg. Chamaetia) sect. Diplodictyae C. K. Schneider in C. S. Sargent, Pl. Wilson. 3: 136. 1916.

Plants 0.02-0.25 m, (dwarf), not clonal or clonal by layering or rhizomes. Largest medial blades hypostomatous, hemiamphistomatous, or amphistomatous, abaxial surface glaucous. Catkins from lateral buds. Staminate flowers: filaments glabrous. Pistillate flowers: abaxial nectary absent; ovary glaucous or not, pilose to very densely villous or glabrous, hairs white, flattened.

Species 4 (4 in the flora): North America, Eurasia, Atlantic Islands.

Lower Taxa


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