[Willows of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Bog Willow

Salix pedicellaris

Synonyms: Salix fuscescens, Salix fuscescens var. hebecarpa, Salix hebecarpa, Salix myrtilloides, Salix myrtilloides var. hypoglauca, Salix myrtilloides var. pedicellaris, Salix pedicellaris var. hypoglauca, Salix pedicellaris var. tenuescens

Upper leaf surface of Bog Willow: Salix pedicellaris

The photo above shows a close-up of the upper leaf surface of bog willow as seen in the shallow waters of Swampy Meadows on the western slopes of Mt. Adams........August 11, 2008.

Lower leaf surface of Bog Willow: Salix pedicellaris

The photo above shows the upper surface of the leaves of bog willow as seen in small bogs along the climbers trail to Mazama Glacier above 6500'. This trail is along the crest of the ridge immediately south of Hellroaring Meadows at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams.........mid-August, 2005.

Bog Willow: Salix pedicellaris (Synonyms: Salix fuscescens, Salix fuscescens var. hebecarpa, Salix hebecarpa, Salix myrtilloides, Salix myrtilloides var. hypoglauca, Salix myrtilloides var. pedicellaris, Salix pedicellaris var. hypoglauca, Salix pedicellaris var. tenuescens) - Bog Willow: Salix pedicellaris (Synonyms: Salix fuscescens, Salix fuscescens var. hebecarpa, Salix hebecarpa, Salix myrtilloides, Salix myrtilloides var. hypoglauca, Salix myrtilloides var. pedicellaris, Salix pedicellaris var. hypoglauca, Salix pedicellaris var. tenuescens)

What appears to be bog willows seen in wet meadows at the head of Sheep Lake (about 2 miles northeast of Chinook Pass), Wenatchee National Forest..........August 25, 2014.

Bog Willow: Salix pedicellaris - Bog Willow: Salix pedicellaris

The photo above shows the upper surface of the leaves of bog willow as seen in small bogs along the climbers trail to Mazama Glacier above 6500'. This trail is along the crest of the ridge immediately south of Hellroaring Meadows at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams.............mid-August, 2005.

Upper and lower leaf surfaces of Bog Willow: Salix pedicellaris

The photo above shows the glabrous green upper leaf surface (upper) and lighter, glaucous ventral surface of the leaves of bog willow as seen in a moist meadow immediately to the north of Hellroaring Creek adjacent to the Island Springs Trail on Yakama Nation lands at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams........July 17, 2005.

Bog Willow: Salix pedicellaris

The photo above shows the lighter ventral surface of the leaves of bog willow as seen in a moist meadow immediately to the north of Hellroaring Creek adjacent to the Island Springs Trail on Yakama Nation lands at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams.........July 17, 2005.

Bog Willow: Salix pedicellaris

The photo above shows the dorsal surface (and ventral surface of 2 leaves) of the leaves of bog willow as seen in a moist meadow immediately to the north of Hellroaring Creek adjacent to the Island Springs Trail on Yakama Nation lands at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams........July 17, 2005.

Bog Willow: Salix pedicellaris - Bog Willow: Salix pedicellaris

Additional images of bog willow as seen in Babyshoe Pass Meadows along FS Road 23 on the northwestern slopes of Mt. Adams..........August 27, 2012.

Paul Slichter