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Soil: Hydric (Wet) – Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 2-4 feet
Bloom: July – September
Suggested Uses: Tall, multi-stem woody perennial that is typically found near wetlands and lakes. Forms large colonies.
Native Range: Wet areas throughout the the Great Plains, the Mississippi River Valley and parts of the Northeast.
Pollinators/Habitat: Salix spp. are favored by the federally endangered Rusty Patched Bumble Bee (Bombus affinis). Provides shelter for birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and more.
Leaves: Linear, long.
More information: USDA plant profile
Photo credit: USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Herman, D.E., et al. 1996