Salix sericea Marshall
Family: Salicaceae
silky willow
[Salix coactilis Fernald,  more]
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from USDA Plants website  
Etymology: Salix: Latin name for the willow and meaning "to leap or spring" in reference to its fast growth
Plants: perennial shrub 5'-23' tall, forming clumps
Leaves: narrowly lance-like to slightly wider in the middle, older leaves dark green above, underside whitened
Flowers: lax catkin with leaves
Habitat: moist; streambanks, lakeshores
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Gary Fewless  
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