Scouler’s Willow

Salix scouleriana
  • Description: Deciduous tree growing 2-12m tall. Floral bracts and catkins produce silky capsuled fruit. Branches are dark to yellowish-brown and velvety. Young leaves are velvety.
  • Habitat: Highly adaptable, from riverbanks and wetlands to dry slopes and fields.
  • Pair with: Douglas-fir, red alder, salmonberry, western redcedar, and salal.
  • Fun Fact: Because it is able to survive on drier sites, Scouler’s willow is also known as ‘upland willow’.

Comments are closed.