Least Willow

Salix herbacea

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Salix herbacea (dwarf willow, least willow or snowbed willow) is a species of tiny creeping willow (family Salicaceae) adapted to survive in harsh arctic and subarctic environments. Distributed widely in alpine and arctic environments around the North Atlantic Ocean, it is one of the smallest of woody plants.

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  1. (c) Kari Pihlaviita, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/9405756
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salix_herbacea

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