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Salix bebbiana Sarg.
Bebb willow

General Information
Symbol: SABE2
Group: Dicot
Family: Salicaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Native Status: AK   N
L48   N
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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   


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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 599. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc. Usage Requirements.



Symbol Scientific Name
SABEC Salix bebbiana Sarg. var. capreifolia (Fernald) Fernald
SABED Salix bebbiana Sarg. var. depilis Raup
SABEL Salix bebbiana Sarg. var. luxurians (Fernald) Fernald
SABEP Salix bebbiana Sarg. var. perrostrata (Rydb.) C.K. Schneid.
SABEP2 Salix bebbiana Sarg. var. projecta (Fernald) C.K. Schneid.
SADER Salix depressa L. ssp. rostrata (Richardson) Hiitonen
SALIO Salix livida Wahlenb. var. occidentalis (Andersson) A. Gray
SALIR Salix livida Wahlenb. var. rostrata (Richardson) Dippel
SAPE20 Salix perrostrata Rydb.
SAROC Salix rostrata Richardson var. capreifolia Fernald
SAROL Salix rostrata Richardson var. luxurians Fernald
SAROP Salix rostrata Richardson var. perrostrata (Rydb.) Fernald
SAROP2 Salix rostrata Richardson var. projecta Fernald
SARO6 Salix rostrata Richardson, non Thuill.
SASTB Salix starkeana Willd. ssp. bebbiana (Sarg.) Youngberg
SAVAO Salix vagans Hook. f. ex Andersson var. occidentalis Andersson
SAVAR Salix vagans Hook. f. ex Andersson var. rostrata (Richardson) Andersson


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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 bebbiana Sarg. – Bebb willow

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Bebb's willow
Endangered, Extirpated

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Alaska FAC
Arid West FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACW
Great Plains FACW
Midwest FACW
Northcentral & Northeast FACW
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACW



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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