Scientific Name: Salix lucida ssp. lasiandra Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:Pacific willow Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:SalicaceaeHabit: Upright, Twiggy
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):10 - 15m x 5 - 7m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Glabrous, Lustrous, Lanceolate, Serrulate
Flowers: Catkin (ament), (Floriferous), Yellow, Apr
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media:
Landscape Uses: Wetland - bogs, Wildlife food, Winter interest
Key ID Features:Multi-stemmed deciduous tree; Leaves are medium-green elliptical, 15cm and have stipules; Winter ID: 2mm buds are adpressed and look like yellow duckbills.