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*Salix ×rubens Schrank. Crack Willow, Brittle Willow. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Low areas. Dist: Hybrid of S. alba × fragilis, both native of the Old World. Reported as naturalizing in n. VA (Arlington County and City of Alexandria) by Simmons et al. (2020).

Origin/Endemic status: Eurasia

Synonymy: = Il, Marchenko & Kuzovkina (2022); = n/a – RAB, Tat; = Salix ×fragilis L. (pro sp.) – FNA7, K3, K4, NE, Belyaeva (2009); = Salix alba × euxina – NY; = Salix fragilis L. – C, F, G, GrPl, K1, S, S13, Tat, WV, Argus (1986); > Salix ×rubens Schrank – Pa; > Salix fragilis L. – Pa

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC (name change)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC (name change)
  • Great Plains: FAC (name change)
  • Midwest: FAC (name change)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FAC (name change)

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