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Salix pulchra Cham.

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Salix L. (ヤナギ)
Chabayanagi * (チャバヤナギ, 茶葉柳), tealeaf willow, diamondleaf willow, or thin red willow (* tentative translation)
Lifeform: erect, deciduous shrub < 5 m high (usually becoming smaller)
Habitat: widespread in tundra
Leaf: hairless
Seed dispersal: wind

Salix planifolia Pursh ssp. pulchra (Cham.) Argus
Salix phylicoides Andersson

Distribution Distribution: northern North America - eastern Russia

Salix pulchra in Alaska

willow1 willow2 willow3
[1-3] near a camp site, Seward Peninsula, AK, on August 8 2013. This pseices was widespread along a steam in the study site.