basket willow

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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.
The midge unexpectedly colonized a large common garden of the basket willow, Salix viminalis L.
marginemtorquens in basket willow probably depends upon two factors, dynamics of the midge population and the influence upon willow fitness of galling.