Native to most of the 🇺🇸 USA, extending into 🇲🇽 Mexico and 🇨🇦 Canada.  Part of willow  genus Salix and willow  family Salicaceae.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Salix hosts caterpillars of 455 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.
🌳︎🐝︎ Trees for Bees

Propagation protocol for sister species (Great Lakes) (.pdf). Propagation protocol for sister species (SW USA) (.pdf).

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