A Photographic Guide to Plants of
Humboldt Bay Dunes and Wetlands

Compiled by Gordon Leppig and Andrea Pickart

Release 2.0

April 2018

Salicaceae

Scientific Name

Salix hookeriana

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Common Name 

Hoooker willow

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR, Lanphere, Ma-le'l

Habitat

SW, FS, DS

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Salix lasiandra var. lasiandra

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Common Name 

yellow willow

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

HBNWR

Habitat

FS, RF

Other

N/A

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Scientific Name

Salix sitchensis

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Common Name 

Coulter Willow

Close-up 

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Status

N

Occurs

N/A

Habitat

FS

Other

N/A

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Status: Conservation concern (C); Exotic (E); Invasive (I); California Native (N) 

Habitat: Dune mat (DM), Dune scrub (DS), Dune swale (SW), Coniferous dune forest (CDF), Riparian forest (RF), Freshwater marsh (FM), Freshwater swamp (FS), Freshwater marsh (FM), Open water (OW), Brackish marsh (BM), Salt marsh (SM), Mudflat (MF) Agricultural wetland (AW).

* This vascular plant list for Humboldt Bay dunes and wetlands is based on collections made by the authors primarily between 2001 and 2008.

 

Please email comments, corrections, or proposed additions to andrea_pickart@fws.gov.

 

Nomenclature follows the Jepson Manual, Higher Plants of California, Second edition (U.C. Press 2012).