Also called Babylon willow and 垂柳.

Part of willow  genus Salix in willow  family Salicaceae.

Native to dry areas of northern 🇨🇳 China.   Invasive > 🌐︎ global Invasive > 🇨🇦 Canada, 🇺🇸 USA Invasive > report it! Invasive > 🇺🇸 USA Invasive > Michigan

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  On No-Plant List by Seneca Nation of Indians.  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (page 64)

This plant is also known to be a host for (in areas where invasive) 🐝︎ spotted lanternfly (SLF)  Lycorma delicatula.

Propagation protocol for sister-species (Great Lakes)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file Propagation protocol for sister-species (SW USA).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

Learn more about weeping willow Salix babylonica

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