Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00736 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Salix exigua Nutt.
Common name   narrow-leaf willow
R. Collins   5  
Coll. Date 06 June 1979 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality up Wales Canyon, at drainage N of national forest boundary marker.
     Elev.: 6200 ft. (1890 m.)
Habitat Notes oak-maple community. 
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 39° 52'  38" N, 111° 44'  31" W
Township Range T11S, R2E, Sec. 7  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


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

     Salix exigua Nutt.

     Salix argophylla Nutt.
     Salix exigua var. angustissima (Anderss.) Reveal & Broome
     Salix exigua var. columbiana Dorn
     Salix exigua var. hindsiana (Benth.) Dorn
     Salix exigua var. luteosericea (Rydb.) Schneid.
     Salix exigua var. nevadensis (S. Wats.) Schneid.
     Salix exigua var. parishiana (Rowlee) Jepson
     Salix exigua var. stenophylla (Rydb.) Schneid.
     Salix exigua var. virens Rowlee
     Salix fluviatilis var. argophylla (Nutt.) Sarg.
     Salix hindsiana Benth.
     Salix hindsiana var. leucodendroides (Rowlee) Ball
     Salix hindsiana var. parishiana (Rowlee) Ball
     Salix hindsiana var. tenuifolia (Anderss.) Anderss.
     Salix interior var. angustissima (Anderss.) Dayton
     Salix interior var. luteosericea (Rydb.) Schneid.
     Salix linearifolia Rydb.
     Salix longifolia var. argophylla (Nutt.) Anderss.
     Salix longifolia var. exigua (Nutt.) Bebb
     Salix longifolia var. opaca Anderss.
     Salix luteosericea Rydb.
     Salix macrostachya var. leucodendroides Rowlee
     Salix malacophylla Nutt. ex Ball
     Salix nevadensis S. Wats.
     Salix parishiana Rowlee
     Salix sessilifolia var. hindsiana (Benth.) Anderss.
     Salix sessilifolia var. leucodendroides (Rowlee) Schneid.
     Salix stenophylla Rydb.
     Salix thurberi Rowlee

Common Name(s): coyote willow, desert willow, narrowleaf willow, sandbar willow.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22529, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00736s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
06185 Abies concolor      "white fir" 1.7 mi. N
06171 Acer glabrum  var. glabrum   "New Mexico maple" 1.7 mi. N
06177 Acer grandidentatum      "bigtooth maple" 1.7 mi. N
06176 Acer negundo      "boxelder" 1.7 mi. N
06182 Amelanchier alnifolia      "Saskatoon serviceberry" 1.7 mi. N
00614 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
00615 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" same section
06180 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1.7 mi. N
00618 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" same section
00608 Epilobium angustifolium     same section
00611 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. grayi   "Gray's wild buckwheat" same section
00617 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. umbellatum   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
06188 Juniperus scopulorum      "Rocky Mountain juniper" 1.7 mi. N
00612 Lupinus argenteus  var. utahensis   "Utah silky lupine" same section
06179 Mahonia repens      "Oregongrape" 1.7 mi. N
00610 Mertensia arizonica      "aspen bluebells" same section
06181 Pachystima myrsinites     1.7 mi. N
00616 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" same section
06184 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1.7 mi. N
06227 Populus tremuloides      "quaking aspen" 1.7 mi. N
00609 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" same section
06169 Prunus virginiana      "chokecherry" 1.7 mi. N
06187 Pseudotsuga menziesii      "Douglas-fir" 1.7 mi. N
00619 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" same section
06189 Ribes wolfii      "Wolf's currant" 1.7 mi. N
06172 Rosa nutkana  var. hispida   "bristly Nootka rose" 1.7 mi. N
06186 Rubus parviflorus      "thimbleberry" 1.7 mi. N
06173 Sambucus caerulea     1.7 mi. N
06183 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 1.7 mi. N
06192 Sorbus scopulina      "mountain-ash" 1.7 mi. N
06178 Symphoricarpos oreophilus      "mountain snowberry" 1.7 mi. N
00613 Viguiera multiflora      "showy goldeneye" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Middle Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. E   Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. E   Nebo Basin 
Right Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. E   Santaquin 
Salamander Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1 mi. S 9210  Nebo Basin 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Juab County, UT 0.9 mi. W 10814  Santaquin 
Broad Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.3 mi. SW   Mona 
Levi Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NE   Payson Lakes 
Bellows Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Payson Lakes 
Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Payson Lakes 
Gibson Creek (Stream) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. SW   Nebo Basin 
Calkens Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Payson Lakes 
Tinney Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 7025  Payson Lakes 
Tinney Flat Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. N 7034  Payson Lakes 
Jumpoff Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. E   Payson Lakes 
Lower Water Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Santaquin 
Taylor Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Privateer Mine (Mine) Juab County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 9046  Mona 
Spooner Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Nebo Basin 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. E   Payson Lakes 
Buck Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. E   Nebo Basin 


Taxon Links for species Salix exigua  Nutt.

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

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