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Polar Willow

Salix polaris Wahlenb.

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Salix polaris (Polar Willow) is a species of shrub in the family Salicaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Alaska and Canada. They have simple, broad leaves and purple flowers. Flowers are visited by Chamaepsila morio, Lycoriella, Corynoptera, and Tiger Flies. Individuals can grow to 0.2 feet.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of polar willow. View this species on GBIF