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Salix niphoclada Rydb.
barrenground willow

General Information
Symbol: SANI10
Group: Dicot
Family: Salicaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Native Status: AK   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   




Symbol Scientific Name
SABRF3 Salix brachycarpa Nutt. ssp. fullertonensis (C.K. Schneid.) Á. Löve & D. Löve
SABRN Salix brachycarpa Nutt. ssp. niphoclada (Rydb.) Argus
SABRF4 Salix brachycarpa Nutt. var. fullertonensis (C.K. Schneid.) Argus
SABRM Salix brachycarpa Nutt. var. mexiae C.R. Ball
SAFU3 Salix fullertonensis C.K. Schneid.
SAGLN Salix glauca L. var. niphoclada (Rydb.) Wiggins
SAMU4 Salix muriei Hultén
SANIF Salix niphoclada Rydb. var. fullertonensis (C.K. Schneid.) Raup
SANIM Salix niphoclada Rydb. var. mexiae (C.R. Ball) Hultén
SANIM3 Salix niphoclada Rydb. var. muriei (Hultén) Raup


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Salicales
Family Salicaceae – Willow family
Genus Salix L. – willow
Species Salix niphoclada Rydb. – barrenground willow

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Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

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