Photos of Salix-lucida-~-shining-willow

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Salix lucida ~ shining willow



  • FACW

  • Michigan C Value: 3

  • shiny leaves taper to fine tail (long–acuminate)

  • leaves dark to pale green

  • leaves shiny on both surfaces

  • leaves not strongly whitened on underside

  • leaves broder than other Salix

  • fine teeth, no hairs on mature leaves

  • young leaves have rusty–colored hairs

  • no stipules

  • glands where blade and petioles meet

  • one of the larger shrub willows

  • native

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