Salix nigra

Family Salicaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [Weeds of National Significance; NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesBlack Willow, Willow
SynonymsInformation unavailable
Growth formShrub, Tree
Seed dispersal morphologyWing/Achene/Pappus, Hydrochorous (buoyant seed)
Maximum height (m)20
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeNorth America
Exotic range (Australia)ACT, NSW, QLD, SA, VIC
Exotic range (other)Information unavailable
Habitat types (exotic)Riparian systems, Wetlands
Soil type (exotic)Information unavailable
Decade of introduction1960

National Climate Change Impact

Invasive Class 3

The area of suitable habitat and the habitat suitability of observations, for this species, are projected to decrease or remain the same under RCP 8.5 2065 compared to current climate suitability.

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2035 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2065 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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