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leaves=hairy white silky
◼︎ white willow  Salix alba

leaves and twigs droop
weeping willow  Salix babylonica

leaf= rounded
◼︎ black willow  Salix nigra

uppersurface=pale green, undersurface=​paler
peach-leaved willow  Salix amygdaloides

Learn more about willow genus Salix (Salix spp.)

A group of about 400 species of deciduous trees and shrubs.

Part of willow  family Salicaceae.

Native to cold and temperate regions of the 🌐︎ Northern Hemisphere, usually in areas with moist soils.   ▭ 🌎︎ Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (colors), 3 species, not covered above.   Map of moist soils (🇺🇸 USA-48) (bottom left > select).

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Salix hosts caterpillars of 455 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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