Arctic Willow

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Arctic Willow
Salix arctica USFWS.jpg
Arctic Willow foliage and male catkins
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Salicaceae
Genus: Salix
Species: S. arctica
Binomial name
Salix arctica

The Artic Willow is a plant less than 6" tall. The leaves are pale green with white hairs on top.