Part of willow  genus Salix in willow  family Salicaceae.

Native to 🇪🇺 Europe, and western and central Asia.   Invasive > in USA+Canada Invasive > report it! Invasive > in USA Invasive > in Michigan

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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) (.pdf) Propagation protocol for sister species (SW USA) (.pdf).

The name derives from its leaf undersides being white in color.

Scores most allergenic (10 out of 10) on the OPALS™ Ogren Plant Allergy Scale.

Learn more about ◼︎ white willow Salix alba

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