sandbar willow (Salix exigua)

branches of long, narrow yellow-green leaves

sandbar willow

 

Common name: sandbar willow
Botanical name: Salix exigua

Light: full to part sun
Height: 4 – 16 feet
Water: moderate – found along running water
Soil type: well-drained firm soils

Deciduous willow with long narrow yellow-green leaves that have a silvery sheen; excellent for stream bank restoration – tolerates flooding; forms thick stands

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