Flora of Northern Ireland
Salix herbacea
© Stan Beesley
Salix herbacea
© David Mitchel
Salix herbacea
© Paul Hackney
Salix herbacea
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

This is a dwarf round-leaved willow of the tops of the highest mountains. It has a typical 'Arctic-Alpine' distribution in the northern hemisphere and is one of the relicts of the early post-glacial flora of Ireland.

All names: Salix herbacea L.