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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Salix ×fragilis   FAMILY Salicaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Salix fragilis   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Salix ×fragilis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Salix fragilis

 

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 OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Salix ×fragilis   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Salix fragilis   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Salix ×fragilis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Salix fragilis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2582

Tree
Perennial
Dioecious

Non-native: Old World [hybrid of alba × euxina]

Rare

Habitat: Low areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
Sepals absent
Petals absent
Superior ovary

Flowers in catkins, inflorescence usually erect

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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