Eastern Mojave Vegetation Catkin of Coll. No. 2959, Salix bebbiana.  


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  Salicaceae Salix bebbiana
Photographed 7 December 2023.

Plants of the Douglas Mountain Study Area
Jefferson County Open Space, Colorado, USA

Salix bebbiana Sarg.  Bebb Willow.

Guy Gulch, Jefferson County, Colorado. Beside the creek of Guy Gulch, southwest side of County Road 70, 96 m. southwest of the ranch house, 2.48 km. south of Mt. Tom, 12.2 km. (geodesic) northwest of the GNIS location of Golden. 39.7941N, 105.3548W. WGS 1984 Elev. 2342 m. Pistillate catkins, young stems reddish. Bank of creek.

Collected by permit: Jefferson County Open Space, 2023, issued: Apr 10, 2023, to: Tom Schweich.

Tom Schweich, with John Vickery 2959. 14-Jun-2023

Coll. No. 2959, 14 Jun 2023, characters observed: Shrub, multi-stem, > 1 m.; Stems, not pruinose, current year reddish brown; Leaves, alternate, elliptic, 20 mm. × 9 mm. wide, petiole 2-3 mm., pubescent both sides; Catkins, pistillate, 35 mm., open, loosely flowered, floral bracts, tan, stipe, 3 mm.; Capsules, 6 mm., pubescent.

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