Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13407 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Salix sitchensis Sanson ex Bong.
Common name   Sitka willow
J. Kagan   2058  
Coll. Date 15 April 2009 
United States
Clatsop County
Locality Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop NP, along Youngs Bay, 5 meters south of footbridge over slough on way to Netul Landing, on the east side of the trail by the bay.
     Elev.: 3 ft. (1 m.)
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 46° 7'  47.47" N, 123° 52'  41.63" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.
Specimen Notes aspect 90 degrees, slope 0%, Accession# LEWl-00185 Catalog# LEWI 3787 DUP. 


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Salix sitchensis Sanson ex Bong.

     Salix coulteri Anderss.
     Salix cuneata Nutt.
     Salix sitchensis var. congesta (Anderss.) Anderss.
     Salix sitchensis var. denudata (Anderss.) Anderss.
     Salix sitchensis var. parviflora (Jepson) Jepson
     Salix sitchensis var. ralphiana (Jepson) Jepson

Common Name(s): Sitka willow.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22584, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Salicales
                                Family: Salicaceae
                                    Genus: Salix
                                        Species: Salix sitchensis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13407s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13402 Trifolium hybridum      "alsike clover" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Port Clatsop Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Clatsop County, OR 1356 ft. N Warrenton 
Fort Clatsop National Memorial (historical) (Park) Clatsop County, OR 1426 ft. N 10  Warrenton 
Fort Clatsop Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Clatsop County, OR 1438 ft. N Warrenton 
Lewis and Clark National Historical Park (Park) Clatsop County, OR 1799 ft. N 46  Warrenton 
Green Slough (Stream) Clatsop County, OR 1929 ft. NE   Olney 
Barrett Slough (Stream) Clatsop County, OR 0.7 mi. NE   Astoria 
Johnston Creek (Stream) Clatsop County, OR 0.8 mi. SE   Gearhart 
Johnson Slough (Stream) Clatsop County, OR 1 mi. S   Gearhart 
Barrett Creek (Stream) Clatsop County, OR 1 mi. E   Olney 
Jeffers Slough (Stream) Clatsop County, OR 1.2 mi. NE   Astoria 
Trotter (Locale) Clatsop County, OR 1 mi. E 39  Astoria 
Lower Astoria Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Clatsop County, OR 1.3 mi. NE Astoria 
Navy 10151 Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Clatsop County, OR 1.9 mi. N 20  Warrenton 
Peterson Slough (Stream) Clatsop County, OR 1.7 mi. SE   Olney 
Lewis and Clark River Bridge (Bridge) Clatsop County, OR 1.8 mi. NE Astoria 
Jeffers Garden (Populated Place) Clatsop County, OR 1.7 mi. NE Astoria 
Clatsop County Airport (Airport) Clatsop County, OR 2 mi. N 16  Warrenton 
North Fork Abercrombie Creek (Stream) Clatsop County, OR 2 mi. S   Gearhart 
Abercrombie Creek (Stream) Clatsop County, OR 2 mi. S   Gearhart 
Lewis and Clark Cemetery (Cemetery) Clatsop County, OR 1.6 mi. SE 26  Olney 


Taxon Links for species Salix sitchensis  Sanson ex Bong.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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