Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
Catalog #: RMBL0004408
Occurrence ID (GUID): 90c8d9e5-2d47-4eac-9a55-4f12e5af2329
Taxon: Salix nivalis Hook.
Family: Salicaceae
Determiner: Williams, Charles F. (2019-03-28)
Taxon Remarks: Salix reticulata var. nana of IMF.
ID Remarks: Orig. det. "prostrate willow - round" by H.G. Barclay, 1951.
ID References: Colorado Flora Western Slope, 4th ed. (2012), and IMF.
Collector: Barclay, Harriet G.   s.n.   
Date: 1951-08-17
Locality: United States, Colorado, Gunnison, Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. Ridge above Pearl Pass.
38.97977  -106.822299 +-500m.  WGS84
Georeference Remarks: ridges to E and W of pass.
Elevation: 3871-3962 meters Verbatim Elevation: 12700-13000ft
Description: Plants prostrate, woody. Leaves orbicular, reticulate-veined, glaucous below. Catkins on long, naked peduncles. Capsules short-pubescent.
Reproductive Condition: Flower and Fruit
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Record ID: 90c8d9e5-2d47-4eac-9a55-4f12e5af2329
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: C.F. Rick Williams, Curator (
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