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.
Photo credit: Salix scouleriana by Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0
- Upland Prairie and Savanna
good for disturbed sites; does not tolerate shade.
- Mature Height:
- 6-50 ft
- Shade Preference:
- Soil Tolerance:
- moist, well-drained to poorly-drained soils
- Special Uses:
- bank stabilization; great wildlife plant; attracts pollinators.