[Willows East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Scouler's Willow

Salix scouleriana

Synonyms: Salix scouleriana var. brachystachys, Salix scouleriana var. coetaenea, Salix scouleriana var. crassijulis, Salix scouleriana var. flavescens, Salix scouleriana var. poikila, Salix scouleriana var. scouleriana, Salix scouleriana var. thompsonii, Salix stagnalis

Scouler's Willow: Salix scouleriana (Synonyms: Salix scouleriana var. brachystachys, Salix scouleriana var. coetaenea, Salix scouleriana var. crassijulis, Salix scouleriana var. flavescens, Salix scouleriana var. poikila, Salix scouleriana var. scouleriana, Salix scouleriana var. thompsonii, Salix stagnalis)

A branch with leaves and inflorescences of Scouler's willow as seen near the Mosier Trailhead for the Mosier Twin Tunnels Trail in the central Columbia River Gorge................April 29, 2010. This species generally as seen as a large bush or small, multi-stemmed tree.

Ventral leaf surface of Scouler's Willow: Salix scouleriana (Synonyms: Salix scouleriana var. brachystachys, Salix scouleriana var. coetaenea, Salix scouleriana var. crassijulis, Salix scouleriana var. flavescens, Salix scouleriana var. poikila, Salix scouleriana var. scouleriana, Salix scouleriana var. thompsonii, Salix stagnalis) - Dorsal leaf surface of Scouler's Willow: Salix scouleriana (Synonyms: Salix scouleriana var. brachystachys, Salix scouleriana var. coetaenea, Salix scouleriana var. crassijulis, Salix scouleriana var. flavescens, Salix scouleriana var. poikila, Salix scouleriana var. scouleriana, Salix scouleriana var. thompsonii, Salix stagnalis) - Inflorescence and leaves of Scouler's Willow: Salix scouleriana (Synonyms: Salix scouleriana var. brachystachys, Salix scouleriana var. coetaenea, Salix scouleriana var. crassijulis, Salix scouleriana var. flavescens, Salix scouleriana var. poikila, Salix scouleriana var. scouleriana, Salix scouleriana var. thompsonii, Salix stagnalis)

Additional views of Scouler's willow as seen near the Mosier Trailhead for the Mosier Twin Tunnels Trail in the central Columbia River Gorge................April 29, 2010. The ventral leaf surface is seen at left, the dorsal leaf surface at center, and a stem with leaves and inflorescences at right.

Paul Slichter