Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Salix serissima (L.H.Bailey) Fernald image
Photographer: from USDA Plants website           
Family Salicaceae
Salix serissima (L.H.Bailey) Fernald
autumn willow
Salix: Latin name for the willow and meaning "to leap or spring" in reference to its fast growth
serissima: latest
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial tree 3 1/2'- 13' tall
Flower: much like S. pentandra but with shorter catkins
Leaf:lance-like to oblong, shiny dark green above, underside whitened
Habitat: swamps, bogs

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Salix arguta Andersson var. alpigena Andersson
Salix arguta Andersson var. pallescens Andersson
Salix lucida Muhl. var. serissima L.H.Bailey

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