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Salix lasiolepis (arroyo willow)

Synonyms: Salix bakeri; Salix boiseana; Salix lasiolepis var. bakeri; Salix lasiolepis var. bracelinae; Salix lasiolepis var. fallax; Salix lasiolepis var. nivaria; Salix lasiolepis var. sandbergii; Salix lutea var. nivaria; Salix sandbergii; Salix schaffneri; Salix suksdorfii

Wikipedia Abstract

Salix lasiolepis (arroyo willow) is a species of willow native to western North America.
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Height [1]  39 feet (12 m)
Flower Type [1]  Dioecious
Leaf Type [1]  Deciduous
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Pollinators [1]  Bees
Structure [1]  Tree
Usage [1]  The stems have been used in basket making; The stems have been split for making coiled baskets or as for the weft in twined baskets, whilst they are used unsplit as the warp in twined baskets; The plant is usually coppiced annually when grown for basket making, though it is possible to coppice it every two years if thick poles are required as uprights. The tough inner bark, harvested in the spring, has been used to make rope and clothing; The wood is close-grained, light, soft and weak, but has been used for fuel and to make charcoal;
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Death Valley National Park II 762125 California, Nevada, United States
Grand Canyon National Park II 1210128 Arizona, United States
Mojave and Colorado Deserts Biosphere Reserve 5901 California, United States  
Philip L. Boyd Deep Canyon Desert Research Center 6101 California, United States
San Dimas Biosphere Reserve 17161 California, United States  
Walnut Canyon National Monument V 3386 Arizona, United States



Acleris hastiana[3]
Acleris senescens[3]
Agonopterix argillacea[3]
Argyrotaenia franciscana[3]
Batrachedra striolata[3]
Caloptilia palustriella[3]
Chionaspis salicis (black willow bark louse)[4]
Coleotechnites gallicola[3]
Coptodisca saliciella[3]
Epinotia keiferana[3]
Marmara salictella[3]
Pandemis pyrusana[3]
Phyllonorycter apicinigrella[3]
Tamias merriami (Merriam's chipmunk)[5]

Range Map

North America;



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1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
3HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
4Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
5Tamias merriami, Troy L. Best and Nancy J. Granai, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 476, pp. 1-9 (1994)
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