Sitka Willow (Salix sitchensis)

The Sitka Willow (Salix sitchensis) is a robust deciduous shrub or small tree native to North America’s northern and western regions, ranging from Alaska down to California. Recognizable by its lance-shaped leaves with fine teeth and silvery undersides, this hardy species is highly adaptable and flourishing in various environments, including streambanks, wetlands, and floodplains. Its […]

The Ultimate Guide to Sitka Willow: Restoring Ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest

You’ve probably heard much about restoring natural landscapes, especially as we face increasing environmental challenges. One incredible plant is taking center stage in these efforts, particularly in the Pacific Northwest. That’s the Sitka Willow (Salix sitchensis), a hardy shrub or small tree that enhances biodiversity and helps stabilize soil and improve water quality. In this […]