Salix pentandra


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Related to Salix pentandra: Salix lucida, Salix triandra, bay willow
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Noun1.Salix pentandra - European willow tree with shining leathery leavesSalix pentandra - European willow tree with shining leathery leaves; widely naturalized in the eastern 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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Salix pentandra has a more erect growth form than the other two willows, with glabrous twigs and leaves Meikle 1984).
Salix pentandra contained high concentrations of O-acetyl salicyl glucosides, but only small amounts of salicin.