purple willow

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Related to purple willow: Salix purpurea
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Noun1.purple 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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Pretty in plum - bed, PS780; purple willow <B bedding set from PS45; purple velvet throw, PS120; purple round velvet cushion, PS25, Debenhams
daphnoides): Similar to purple willow, this species grows into a tree rather than a shrub if it's not coppiced.