Panarctic Flora


580208 Salix herbacea L.


Northern Iceland: Frequent
Northern Fennoscandia: Frequent
Kanin - Pechora: Scattered
Svalbard - Franz Joseph Land: Rare
Central Canada: Rare
Hudson Bay - Labrador: Frequent
Ellesmere Island: Rare
Western Greenland: Frequent
Eastern Greenland: Frequent
Northern arctic Tundra: Rare
Mid Arctic Tundra: Scattered
Southern Arcti Tundra: Frequent
Shrub Tundra: Frequent
Bordering boreal or alpine areas: Scattered


2n= 38 (2x). - Europe (N, C), Canada, U.S.A. (NE). - Numerous reports.

Geography: North American (NE) - amphi-Atlantic - European (N/C): ICE NOR RUS CAN GRL.

Notes: An interesting study of the past and future (!) biogeography of Salix herbacea is Alsos et al. (2009).

Higher Taxa