basket willow

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Related to basket willow: goat willow, Grey Willow, crack willow, Salix viminalis
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Noun1.basket willow - Eurasian osier having reddish or purple twigs and bark rich in tannin
genus Salix, Salix - a large and widespread genus varying in size from small shrubs to large trees: willows
osier - any of various willows having pliable twigs used in basketry and furniture
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The osier or basket willow salix viminalis is a shrub native to the UK and it is the parental stock to many of the willow varieties planted for use as short rotation coppice.