A 15-30ft deciduous shrub-tree. Yellow stems and light green leaves. Native through much of the Southwest. Not a fast grower. It spends most of its first few year growing roots.
Foliage of Salix gooddingii var. variabilis has color lt-green and is deciduous.
Flower of Salix gooddingii var. variabilis has color na.
Communities for Salix gooddingii var. variabilis:Creosote Bush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland, Riparian (rivers & creeks) and Central Oak Woodland.