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Salix alaxensis (feltleaf willow)


Wikipedia Abstract

Salix alaxensis is a species of flowering plant in the willow family known by the common names Alaska willow and feltleaf willow. It is native to northern North America, where it occurs throughout northern Canada and Alaska.
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Edible [1]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [1]  Dioecious
Leaf Type [1]  Deciduous
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Pollinators [1]  Bees
Structure [1]  Tree
Usage [1]  In northern parts of this plant's range, its wood is often the sole source of firewood;
Height [1]  33 feet (10 m)
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Protected Areas




Shelter for 
Bonasa umbellus (Ruffed Grouse)[3]
Acanthis flammea (Common Redpoll)[3]

Range Map


Attributes / relations provided by
1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
3Making The Forest And Tundra Wildlife Connection
4Exploring the Denali Food Web, ParkWise, National Park Service
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0