Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Pussy Willow at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
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Native: north of the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC -
Look for it in calcareous wetlands, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora
Flowers in catkins, inflorescence usually erect
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Landscaping with Native Trees p232
- Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast p054
- Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge p36
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p316