Salix myrsinifolia

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Salix myrsinifolia
Dark-leaved willow
Salix myrsinifolia (Schwarz-Weide) IMG 4622.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Salicaceae
Genus: Salix
Species: S. myrsinifolia
Binomial name
Salix myrsinifolia
Salisb.

Salix myrsinifolia (syn. S. nigricans Smith) is a species of willow native to Europe and Western Siberia. It forms a 2–5 m (6.6–16.4 ft) high shrub. In the north it becomes often a tree up to 8 m (26 ft) tall.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Väre H., Kiuru H., Suomen puut ja pensaat (Trees and shrubs of Finland), Metsäkustannus Oy, 2006.