Photos of Salix-serissima-~-autumn-willow

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Salix serissima ~ autumn willow



  • OBL

  • Michigan C Value: 8

  • medium–sized shrub, 2–4 m

  • flowers May–June, fruits late summer to early fall

  • leaves dark green and glossy above, whitened beneath and with fine reticulate venation pattern

  • leaf margins finely glandular–serrulate

  • branchlets shiny

  • this species may be confused with S.lucida (may hybridize); however, S. lucida leaves are non– glaucous beneath and have prominent stipules (1–6 mm wide) with conspicuous glands on the margins.

  • usually in calcareous places

  • native

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