Pacific Willow

Salix lucida subsp. lasiandra
  • Description: Deciduous tree growing 6-18m tall. Flowers are hairy and pale yellow catkins. Branches are a glossy yellow with smooth, lance-shaped leaves.
  • Habitat: Prefers wet sites near open water, such as riparian areas and wetlands.
  • Pair with: Hardhack, salmonberry, red alder, Pacific ninebark, red-osier dogwood.
  • Fun Fact: With its yellow branches, this species is very attractive throughout the winter season.

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