Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Salix amygdaloides Andersson image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Emmet J. Judziewicz
Family Salicaceae
Salix amygdaloides Andersson
peach-leaved willow
Salix: Latin name for the willow and meaning "to leap or spring" in reference to its fast growth
amygdaloides: almond like
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial tree/shrub 10'-65' tall often with 1-4 leaning trunks; fissured bark, twigs often drooping
Flower: sharp pointed buds; linear, lax catkins
Leaf:thin, lance-like to more oval, 3-6 times long as wide with tiny, close teeth; upper side yellow-green, shiny, underside whitened, stalk often twisted
Habitat: moist; floodplains, low places

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Salix amygdaloides Andersson var. wrightii (Andersson) C.K.Schneid.
Salix nigra Marshall var. amygdaloides (Andersson) Andersson
Salix nigra Marshall var. wrightii (Andersson) Andersson
Salix wrightii Andersson

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