Balsam Willow (Salix pyrifolia)

Balsam Willow (Salix Pyrifolia)
Credit: Rkitko | Own work | License: PD USDA

Salix Pyrifolia, or more commonly know as Balsam Willow, is a tree shrub of the genus Salix. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Salix Pyrifolia or Balsam Willow's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Salix
  • Family: Salicaceae
  • Order: Salicales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Tree Shrub
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: NY (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: NY (balsam willow)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW FACW+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW) 3(FACW+)

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