Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Salix barclayi -- (Barclay's Willow)

photos by Susan McDougall


Salix barclayi

The male and female catkins are on separate shrubs; here the male catkins are shown. The leaves are oval and finely toothed. This willow is most easily distinguished from other subalpine willows by the whitish underside of the leaves.

Location: Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 1, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7911, -121.7280
Date: July 1, 2016
Salix barclayi

Most often encountered in wet places as shown here at Paradise Creek, this is a common subalpine willow, growing to elevations of 7,000 feet.

Location: Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 1, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7911, -121.7280
Date: July 1, 2016

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