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Sonoran Desert Plants
Salix gooddingii (Goodding's Willow,sauce,sauz)

Coffee Pot Mountain


 Salix gooddingii

 Salix gooddingii

 Salix gooddingii

 Salix gooddingii

 Salix gooddingii

Habitat: near water
Life Form: tree
Leaf Description: alternate simple toothed long leaves
Flower Color: green or tan
Flowering Period: March
Spines: spineless
Family: Salicaceae (willow family)
Abundance: uncommon except along rivers
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona Part 19. Eudicots: Polygalaceae to Simmondsiaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-47: 1-71. Published 23 June 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 58 (13.7 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page (opens in a new tab).






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