Sitka Willow
(Aka Salix sitchensis)

A species of willow native to northwestern North America from Alaska to northern California to Montana. It is found on coastal sand dunes.

Sitka Willow shrub

Sitka Willow shrub


It can take the form of either a bushy shrub or an erect tree up 26 ft tall.

Sitka Willow catkins

Sitka Willow catkins


On Savary it is found along the southwest cliffs. The Thurber Report recommends its use for erosion control on crests and slopes.

The undersides of Sitka Willow leaves are covered with velvety, white hair.

The undersides of Sitka Willow leaves are covered with velvety, white hair.


Notes
1. For a complete and detailed description of this tree, click here.
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