Occurrence record: CAN:CAN 10021137

PreservedSpecimen of Salix alaxensis var. alaxensis | Alaska willow recorded on 1987-08-18


Data resource Canadian Museum of Nature Herbarium
Institution code Canadian Museum of Nature
Supplied institution code "CMN"
Collection code Canadian Museum of Nature Herbarium
Catalog number CAN 10021137
Occurrence ID 9ea1f201-44b4-4b44-b297-943fca61b2dd
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations dry
Identified by Argus, George W.
Identified date 1997
Collector Argus, W. George|Edlund, A. Sylvia
Supplied as "Argus, George W.; Edlund, Sylvia A."
Record number 12840
Individual count 4
License CC-BY
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Collection ID http://grbio.org/cool/4w1m-4a6d
Rightsholder Canadian Museum of Nature
Dataset name Vascular Plant
Language eng
Bibliographic citation Salix alaxensis var. alaxensis (CAN 10021137)
Occurrence remarks Ca. 3 m tall. Stems 45 cm near top of remnant, 30-35 cm on sides.
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID https://doi.org/10.15468/88qq3e
Institution ID http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34935
Collection code CAN
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1997


Collecting date 1987-08-18
Verbatim event date 1987-08-18


Higher classification Plantae; Magnoliophyta; Magnoliopsida; Dilleniidae; Salicales; Salicaceae; Salix; Salix alaxensis
Scientific name Salix alaxensis var. alaxensis
Taxon rank variety
Common name Alaska willow
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Malpighiales
Family Salicaceae
Genus Salix
Species Salix alaxensis
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Anderss.) Coville


Country Canada
State / Province Nunavut
Locality Namaycush Lake, 29 km east of lake along river flowing into lake.
Latitude 70.65
Longitude -107.316667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Location remarks Eroding bed of ancient glacial lake forming dunes and waddies. Growing up through remnant dunes on river floodplain.
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location ID CAN 526843
County Victoria I. (NU)
Verbatim longitude 107° 19' W
Verbatim latitude 70° 39' N

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