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Salix lasiolepis (arroyo willow)


Wikipedia Abstract

Salix lasiolepis (arroyo willow) is a species of willow native to western North America.
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Flower Type [1]  Dioecious
Leaf Type [1]  Deciduous
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Pollinators [1]  Bees
Structure [1]  Tree
Usage [1]  The stems have been used in basket making; The stems have been split for making coiled baskets or as for the weft in twined baskets, whilst they are used unsplit as the warp in twined baskets; The plant is usually coppiced annually when grown for basket making, though it is possible to coppice it every two years if thick poles are required as uprights. The tough inner bark, harvested in the spring, has been used to make rope and clothing; The wood is close-grained, light, soft and weak, but has been used for fuel and to make charcoal;
Height [1]  39 feet (12 m)
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Range Map


North America;

External References

USDA Plant Profile



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1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
3HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
4Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
5Tamias merriami, Troy L. Best and Nancy J. Granai, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 476, pp. 1-9 (1994)
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