Salix alba L. (White willow)

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White willow

PHOTOS OF WHITE WILLOW

Salix alba

Photo of Salix alba L.

Salix alba L. – (White willow)

Perennial tree of the Willow family -salicaceae- up to 25m. Erect stems, dark greyish. Young branches silky. Grey silvery leaves, serrate, till 10 cm long, covered with soft hairs on both sides. Flowers in catkins; male ones, cylindrical, yellow till 8 cm; female ones, till 6 cm, green at the beginning but becoming white when full of seeds. By the side of the rivers, channels and woods of humid climate.

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22 April, 2019

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