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Chaton grows in the following 38 states and provinces:

Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yukon

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The Salix Bebbiana is commonly known as the Beak Willow, Beaked Willow, Bebb Willow, Chaton, Diamond Willow, Long-beaked Willow, Petit Minou as well as Smooth Bebb Willow.

The currently accepted scientific name for Bebb willow is Salix bebbiana Sarg. Recognized varieties are as follows : S. bebbiana var. bebbiana S. bebbiana var. penrostrata (Rydb.) Schneid. S. bebbiana var. depilis (Rays) S. bebbiana var. projecta (Fern.) Schneid. S. bebbiana var. capreifolia (Fern.) Fern. S. bebbiana var. luxerians (Fern.) Fern.

Bebb willow occurs from Newfoundland west to Hudson Bay and across Canada to the Yukon Territory and interior Alaska. It extends south to southeastern Alaska, British Columbia, the mountains of Washington, central California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Wyoming, through western Nebraska, Montana, and south and east from North Dakota and South Dakota to the northeastern United States .

Bebb willow can dominate or codominate early seral willow communities along riverbanks, streambanks, overflow channels, and seeps . Published classifications describing Bebb willow as a dominant or codominant in community types (cts) or habitat types (hts) are listed below: Area Classification Authority nw MT Riparian cts Boggs & others 1990 sw MT Riparian hts Hansen & others 1989 c & e MT Riparian & wetland cts Hansen & others 1990 Utah & se ID Riparian cts Padgett & others 1989 s Utah Riparian cts Padgett & others 1986 AZ & NM Riparian & scrubland cts Szaro 1990

Some of the information provided here is attributed to:Tesky, Julie L. 1992. Salix bebbiana. In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). , available at the USDA Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) website