Scientific Name: Salix glauca
Common Name: grey-leaf willow
Family Name: Salicaceae
Origin: Europe, North America
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous, Tree - deciduous
Mature Size: 3 - 5m x 4 - 5m (height x width)
Habit: Dense, Spreading, Upright
Form: Round
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Erosion control, Reclamation, Spring interest, Wetland - bogs, Woodland margin
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Bog
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Tomentose, Elliptic, Obovate, Ciliate, Entire
Flowers: Catkin (ament), Green-yellow, Mar-Apr
Fruit: Capsule, Brown
Key ID Features:
Leaves mostly narrowly elliptic to oblanceolate or obovate, 3-8cm x 1-4cm wide, margins entire or serrulate, white pubescence usually present on both surfaces; male catkins 14-53 x 5-17mm, female catkins 15-83 x 7-21mm. <a href ='' target='_blank'>E-Flora BC</a>