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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Salix fragilis   FAMILY Salicaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Salix fragilis   FAMILY Salicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Crack Willow, Brittle Willow


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image of Salix fragilis, Crack Willow, Brittle Willow

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_safr_001_lvd

        

image of Salix fragilis, Crack Willow, Brittle Willow

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / US Forest Service    pnd_safr_002_lhd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Salix fragilis   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Salix fragilis   FAMILY Salicaceae

 

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2582

Tree
Perennial
Dioecious

Non-native: Asia Minor

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in low areas, per Weakley's Flora

map
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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
Sepals absent
Petals absent
Superior ovary

Flowers in catkins, inflorescence usually erect

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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