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(The Willow Family)


Family Description:

This is a family of trees and shrubs with simple, alternate, and generally stipulate leaves. the flowers are mostly borne in catkins and will appear before the leaves emerge. The fruits may be drupes or berries, or often capsules bearing a silky tuft of hair to aid in wind dispersal.

Plants in Family:

Salix babylonica Salix nigra - -