Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

Salicaceae: Willow

Trees or shrubs with mostly long narrow silvery leaves usually toothed. Buds with a single bud scale. Catkins bearing seeds with hairy-tufts.
Flower Formula:  Sepals 0-x; Petals 0 Glossary

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Populus
aspen, cottonwood, poplar
8 Photo of Populus Tree with catkins drooping and appearing before the leaves. Leaves oval to triangular, usually less than 2 times long as wide Images   Information
Salix
osier, willow
38 Photo of Salix Tree or shrub with catkins erect or drooping and appearing before, with or after the leaves. Leaves lance-like to linear, more than 2 times long as wide Images   Information


         
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