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Salix discolor

Common Name(s):
Pussy willow
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Rapid spreading root systems; can be severely pruned after flowering

Height:
10-20 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple leaves; 3 to 4 in. long; gray-green underside; non-showy fall color
Flower:
Silky gray male flowers in spring before leaves emerge; male and female plants
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; tolerates moist to dry soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright, irregular shrub; multi-stemmed
Width:
8-12 ft.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1764

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