[Willows: The Genus Salix East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Booth's Willow

Salix boothii

Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites

Female catkin of Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites)

Female catkin of what appears to be Booth's willow. Note the glabrous pistils and fuzzy, dark-tipped bracts. Photographed along the west side of Jubilee Lake, Umatilla National Forest.............June 29, 2012.

Ventral leaf surface of Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites) - Dorsal leaf surface of Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites)

Female catkins and leaves of Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites)

Female catkins and ventral leaf (left) and dorsal leaf (right) surfaces of what appears to be Booth's willow. Photographed along the west side of Jubilee Lake, Umatilla National Forest.............June 29, 2012.

Female catking of Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites) - Female catkin of Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites) - Leaves and female catkins of Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites) - Male catkin of Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites)

Male catkins of Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites)

What appears to be Booth's willow blooming at Ochoco Campground in a ditch running parallel to and north of Ochoco Creek, Ochoco National Forest.........May 21, 2017.

Leaves of Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites) - Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites)

Booth's willow as seen in the vicinity of Bonny Lakes, Eagle Cap Wilderness.......August 12, 2018.

Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites) - Female catkin of Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites)

Female catkin of Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites) - Female catkins of Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites) - Female catkins of Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites)

What appears to be Booth's willow blooming in a small creek east of Forest Road 30 and several hundred meters southwest of the old Cold Springs Guard Station, Ochoco National Forest.........May 10, 2017.

Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites)

Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites) - Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites) - Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites)

Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites) - Booth's Willow: Salix boothii (Synonyms: Salix myrtillifolia, Salix novae-angliae, Salix pseudocordata, Salix pseudomyrsinites)

Additional views of what might be Booth's willow as seen about one-half mile above Wildhorse Lake at springs along the trail from the Steens Mt. summit to the lake, Harney County, Oregon........July 10, 2014.

Paul Slichter