Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
Catalog #: RMBL0011367
Occurrence ID (GUID): dfe636e5-cf19-4415-bb21-af463db21106
Taxon: Salix nivalis Hook.
Family: Salicaceae
Determiner: Williams, Charles F.
ID References: Colorado Flora W Slope, 4th ed. (2012)
Collector: Williams, Charles F.   1246   
Date: 2014-07-14
Verbatim Date: 2014-7-14
Additional Collectors: Katherine Darrow
Locality: 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
Elevation: 3304 meters Verbatim Elevation: 10841 ft.
Habitat: Plants among rocks and on low, meadow "islands" among rocks. Spruce band above near cliffs. Lots of low willow among rocks and scree.
Description: 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.
Reproductive Condition: Fruit
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Record ID: dfe636e5-cf19-4415-bb21-af463db21106
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: C.F. Rick Williams, Curator (
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