Salix sect. Myrtilloides
in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 16(2): 229. 1868.
Plants 0.15–1.8 m, not clonal or clonal by layering. Largest medial blades hypostomatous, abaxial surface glaucous. Catkins from lateral buds. Staminate flowers: filaments glabrous or hairy. Pistillate flowers: abaxial nectary sometimes present, then distinct or connate to adaxial and forming a cup; ovary glaucous or not, glabrous or puberulent to very densely long-silky, hairs white or white and ferruginous, flattened.
North America, Eurasia
Species 5 (4 in the flora).
Salix myrtilloides Linnaeus is found in Eurasia.