Salix barclayi /Barclay's Willow

Salix barclayi   / Salix barclayi
Late summer in Alaska
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Late summer in Alaska

Bracts around Immature seed head

Seed head undergroing ripening

Browing bracts about an almost mature seed head atop a stem

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Scientific Name: Salix barclayi
Common Name: Barclay's Willow
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Comments: A fast growing species found on tundra and in upper part of USA. Has showy catkin flowers in spring. This plant is not easily started vegetatively and spreads very slowly. Does not tolerate droughty conditions.