arroyo willow


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Related to arroyo willow: red willow, Fremont cottonwood
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Noun1.arroyo willow - shrubby willow of the western United Statesarroyo willow - shrubby willow of the western United States
genus Salix, Salix - a large and widespread genus varying in size from small shrubs to large trees: willows
willow, willow tree - any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix
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I sometimes add dried and pulverized willow bark (Salix sps), usually red or arroyo willow.
Southern riparian forest dominated by arroyo willow and southern-willow scrub represent two riparian ecosystems in southern California that humans have destroyed or heavily modified (Faber et al.
The pair likely had just started building the nest, as it was ~10% complete and consisted of a woven hammock attached to the branch of an arroyo willow (Salix lasiolepis).
Accordingly, the plant variety would include Santa Cruz Island buckwheat, Arrow Weed, Coastal Quail Brush and Cleveland sage, as well as Arroyo Willow, Coast Redwood and California Dogwood trees.
This preliminary study suggests that specific populations of Arroyo willow may be better suited for revegetation of riparian sites.
These very preliminary results suggest Arroyo willow may be suitable for copper-contaminated riparian sites.
Known to exhibit high faithfulness to breeding sites (philopatry), the birds have nested in arroyo willows near the previous years' nest sites.