black willow


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Noun1.black willow - North American shrubby willow having dark bark and linear leaves growing close to streams and lakesblack willow - North American shrubby willow having dark bark and linear leaves growing close to streams and lakes
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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Only as an adult could he connect the textures and colors of their bark, the structure of their branches and other details with their names: American elm, linden (basswood), black willow.
Higher ground water elevations make most areas unsuitable for sustaining mast tree species, primarily swamp white oak, Quercus bicolor, and current flows and channel depths prevent deposition of new alluvium required by pioneering tree species [Eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoids), black willow (Salix nigra), and river birch (Betula nigra)] for germination (Urich et al, 2002).
Eye-catching black willow, Salix gracilistyla 'Melanostachys', bears dark catkins with red anthers along vivid mahogany branches.
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Additionally, the company hired a contractor to plant about 17,000 trees and shrubs that were native species, including sycamore, river birch, black willow, maple and oak.
On one side of my shooting lane stood thick black willow groves choked off by tall cut grass and brush.
We found the vegetation of the ephemeral pools to be overtopped by a canopy that consisted of sugarberry (Celtis laevigata), box elder (Acer negundo), black willow (Salix nigra), green hawthorn (Crataegus viridis), and red haw (Crataegus mollis) with a shrub component of black elderberry (Sambucus nigra), swamp dogwood (Cornus foemina), buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis), and dwarf palmetto (Sabal minor).
With a mild coffee fragrance and hints of papaya, pumpkin, and black willow bark, it smells lovely.
A healthy bosque ecosystem includes cottonwood (Populus deltoides wislizeni) gallery forests with understories of coyote and black willow (Salix spp.
Woody species of the riparian zone included bald cypress (Taxodium distichum), black willow (Salix nigra), American and cedar elm (Ulmus americana, U.
It includes the metabolic booster, ergothioneine, which increases the oxygen levels on the skin, black willow bark, sandalwood and oak bark, pounds 34.
The trees are mostly silver maple, cottonwood, and black willow, plus green hawthorn and swamp cottonwood also present.