Salix elaeagnos

Scopoli

Fl. Carniol. ed. 2, 2: 257. 1772.

Common names: Hoary willow
Introduced
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 7. Treatment on page 150. Mentioned on page 94.

Plants sometimes multistemmed. Stems: branches yellowbrown or redbrown, not glaucous, glabrous; branchlets yellowbrown or redbrown, densely pubescent or tomentose. Leaves: stipules absent or rudimentary on early ones; petiole shallowly grooved adaxially, 2–5 mm, tomentose or velvety adaxially; largest medial blade linear, narrowly oblong, narrowly oblanceolate, or narrowly elliptic, 5–160 × 3–10 (–20) mm, base cuneate, margins strongly or slightly revolute, entire or serrulate, (glands submarginal or epilaminal), apex acuminate or acute, abaxial surface glaucous, densely tomentose or woolly, (midribs yellowish, prominent), hairs appressed, curved, adaxial dull or slightly glossy, sparsely pubescent to glabrescent; proximal blade margins entire; juvenile blade yellowish green, densely tomentose abaxially, hairs white or gray. Catkins flowering just before or as leaves emerge; staminate stout or slender, 26–34 × 6–10 mm, flowering branchlet 1–1.5 mm; pistillate moderately to very densely flowered, slender or stout, 19–40 × 3–10 mm, flowering branchlet 0.3–3.5 mm; floral bract light-brown or tawny, 1.5–4 mm, apex rounded, truncate, or acute, entire or toothed, abaxially hairy, hairs straight. Staminate flowers: adaxial nectary oblong or square, 0.3–0.9 mm; filaments connate less or more than 1/2 their lengths; anthers yellow, 0.5–0.7 mm. Pistillate flowers: adaxial nectary oblong or square, 0.3–0.7 mm; ovary obclavate, beak gradually tapering to styles; ovules 2 per ovary; styles 0.7–0.9 mm. Capsules 3–5 mm. 2n = 38.


Phenology: Flowering Apr-mid May.
Habitat: Cultivated
Elevation: 0-200 m

Distribution

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Introduced; N.S., Ont., Que., Conn., Maine, Mass., S.C., Wis., Europe

Discussion

Occurrence of naturalized Salix elaeagnos in the flora area is based on late nineteenth and early twentieth century collections. There is no evidence that it is now either cultivated or naturalized.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Salix elaeagnos"
21 +, 4 +, 1 +, 16 +  and 29 +
woolly +, tomentose +  and glaucous +
square +  and oblong +
0.03 cm0.3 mm <br />3.0e-4 m <br /> (0.07 cm0.7 mm <br />7.0e-4 m <br />) +
sparsely pubescent;glabrescent +
glossy +  and dull +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.07 cm0.7 mm <br />7.0e-4 m <br />) +
Toothed (?) +, Entire (?) +, Acute (?) +, Truncate (?) +, Rounded (?) +  and Acuminate (?) +
George W. Argus +
Scopoli +
cuneate +
Salix sect. Vetrix +
tapering +
yellowish green +
ferruginous +  and white +
toothed +  and 2-fid +
persistent +
redbrown +  and yellowbrown +
glabrous +  and not glaucous +
flowered +  and pistillate +
subglobose to globose +  and stout +
1.9 cm19 mm <br />0.019 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
tomentose +  and pubescent +
stout +  and slender +
0.03 cm0.3 mm <br />3.0e-4 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
intermediate +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
pistillate +  and staminate +
pendulous +, spreading +  and erect +
staminate +
Hoary willow +
N.S. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Conn. +, Maine +, Mass. +, S.C. +, Wis. +  and Europe +
0-200 m +
hairy +  and glabrous +
morethan +  and or +
tawny +  and light-brown +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
pistillate +  and staminate +
bisexual +  and unisexual +
Cultivated +
gray +  and white +
straight +  and curved +
flattened +
unbranched +  and spicate +
subterminal +  and axillary +
membranaceous +
hemiamphistomatous +, amphistomatous +  and hypostomatous +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (16 cm160 mm <br />0.16 m <br />) +
elliptic +, oblanceolate +, oblong +  and linear +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
arranged +  and alternate +
marcescent +
deciduous +
2-7[-10]-carpellate +
obclavate +
glandular-dotted +
velvety +  and tomentose +
usually convex;flat +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Flowering Apr-mid May. +
Fl. Carniol. ed. +
overlapping +
distinct +
Introduced +
decumbent;erect +
non-papillate +
cylindrical +
0.02 cm0.2 mm <br />2.0e-4 m <br /> (0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br />) +
0.03 cm0.3 mm <br />3.0e-4 m <br /> (0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br />) +
caducous +  and persistent +
distinct +  and connate +
0.07 cm0.7 mm <br />7.0e-4 m <br /> (0.09 cm0.9 mm <br />9.0e-4 m <br />) +
persistent +  and deciduous +
Salix elaeagnos +
Salix sect. Canae +
species +
pointed +  and rounded +
sympodial +, branching +  and heterophyllous +