Photos of Salix-amygdaloides-~-peach-leaved-willow

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Salix amygdaloides ~ peach leaved willow



Salix-amygdaloides-~-peach-leaved-willow


Characteristics:

  • FACW

  • Michigan C Value: 3

  • mature leaves lanceolate, long–attenuate at tip

  • leaves often somewhat glaucus beneath

  • immature leaves often reddish

  • high proportion of leaves are pendulous (hanging down), somewhat like black willow

  • when in sun, petioles are red

  • no glands at base of petioles (use to differentiate from crack willow)

  • finely and evenly toothed

  • wider leaves than black willow

  • branches slender but tough and flexible

  • single–trunked like black willow

  • native



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