Salix lucida var. lasiandra

Grows at fast rate. Flowers in April. Stem, bark used in basketry.

willow flowers

Photo credit: William & Wilma Follette

willow catkins

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

willow leaves

Photo credit: Matt Lavin

  • willow flowers
  • willow catkins
  • willow leaves

Plant Details

Habitat:
Riparian Forests
Used in riparian restoration.
Mature Height:
45’
Shade Preference:
Full Sun,
Soil Tolerance:
Moist, all soil types
Special Uses:
Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Provides bank stabilization