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Coyote Willow

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COYOTE WILLOW, Sauz
Salix exigua - Salicaceae, Willow Family


DESCRIPTION: Small tree with reduced branching.
  • Height: 20 feet.

  • Flowers: Short, cylindrical spike.

  • Fruit: Brownish capsule.

  • Foliage: Deciduous.

  • Bark: Gray, smooth.

  • Growth rate: Fast.


REQUIREMENTS:
  • Sun: Full.

  • Soil. Wet.

  • Drainage: Poorly drained soils.

  • Water: High.

  • Maintenance: High.

  • Propagation: Fresh seed; root or stem cuttings.


NATIVE HABITAT: 

Riverbanks.


WILDLIFE USE: 

Cover.


COMMENTS: 

Little information in print; recommended for habitat restoration rather than for landscaping.

 

 
 

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