Shrubs of Wisconsin

Salix humilis Marshall
prairie willow
Family: Salicaceae
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Salix humilis is usually a low, much-branched shrub of dry habitats. It is not restricted to prairies, but rather is found on a variety of dry, sunny sites. It is found throughout the state, but is most common in the areas of sandy soils.


known Wisconsin distribution


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