Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Salix pentandra L. image
Photographer: Steve C. Garske           

Botanical Illustration
Family Salicaceae
Salix pentandra L.
bay-leaved willow, laurel willow
Salix: Latin name for the willow and meaning "to leap or spring" in reference to its fast growth
pentandra: pent for "five;" aner for stamen
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Status: Introduced - escaped
Plant: perennial tree to 25' tall
Flower: much like S. serissima but with longer catkins
Leaf:lance-like to oblong, shiny dark green above, underside lighter green
Habitat: swamps, bogs
(Glossary)

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Flora of North America (off site)
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