Salix scouleriana

This multi-branched deciduous shrub can reach 50+ feet tall. Male and female flowers grow on different trees. leaves dark green above, and whitish-hairy below.

Scouler's willow by SevenOaks
Salix scouleriana by Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0

Photo credit: Salix scouleriana by Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0

  • Scouler's willow by SevenOaks
  • Salix scouleriana by Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0

Plant Details

Habitat:
Upland Prairie and Savanna
good for disturbed sites; does not tolerate shade.
Mature Height:
6-50 ft
Shade Preference:
Full Sun,
Soil Tolerance:
moist, well-drained to poorly-drained soils
Special Uses:
bank stabilization; great wildlife plant; attracts pollinators.