A 10' deciduous bush that is native from Cal.to Wyo. and Alberta. We have a customer that has it on Bear Mountain, 7500' in Kern Co.. Streamside in a 20" rainfall area. Companion plants were Ribes nevadensis, Quercus Wislizenii, Cornus stolonifera, Quercus chrysolepsis and Sambucus caerulea. The soil was fertile loam. [RIP in mostly RED,YEL]
Salix melanopsis tolerates sand and seasonal flooding.
Foliage of Salix melanopsis is deciduous.
Flower of Salix melanopsis has color yellow.
Communities for Salix melanopsis:Redwood Forest, Riparian (rivers & creeks) and Yellow Pine Forest.