Occurrence ID (GUID):
Salix nivalis Hook.
Determiner: Williams, Charles F.
Colorado Flora W Slope, 4th ed. (2012)
Williams, Charles F. 1246
Verbatim Date: 2014-7-14
United States, Colorado, Gunnison, Gothic. Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. North Pole Basin. From base of road in Schofield Park, up through spruce-fir forest to gate and cabin sites by ford and lower ponds. Site 5. Talus slope from road up to cliff band above stream just below dam and ford at first pond, and below upper cabins.
39.03247 -107.06977 +-100m. WGS 84
Plants among rocks and on low, meadow "islands" among rocks. Spruce band above near cliffs. Lots of low willow among rocks and scree.
Very low growing, woody, spreading. Leaves orbicular to short-elliptic, slightly revolute, glaucous below with prominent reticulate veining and mostly glabrous beneath. Catkins terminal, long-pedunculate with tiny capsules.
Record ID: dfe636e5-cf19-4415-bb21-af463db21106