Rock Garden Plants
Salix  nivalis Hook.   
Home
Families
Genus
Territory
Habitat
Synonyms
Types
Galery
Info
FamilySALICACEAE
Genus species var.Salix  nivalis Hook. 
SynonymsSalix aemulans Seem.
 Salix saximontana Rydb.
 Salix venusta Andersson
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.
tundra
Altitude1900-4000m
Description leaves oval or orbiculate, glabrous, entire, adaxially deep greene, abaxially glaucous, catkins 1cm long, few flowered, shortly hirsute
Size1-5cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeprocumbent shrub
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in early summer and fall
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
(c) 1990-2016 RNDr. Pavel Slabý