Plant family: Salicaceae - Willow
Plant type: Tree
Plant origin: N/A, California
Chaparral, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Riparian
Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam
Autumn Foliage, Fire Resistance, Hedges and Screens, Important to Native People
The deciduous Sandbar Willow, or Narrow-Leaf Willow, are native to the western hemisphere of North America, from Texas to California to Canada. They are comprised of thin gray leafs with smooth softgray bark, and can be shaped into a tree or shrub. These trees and shrubs are mainly found in wetter, well watered creek and canyon shed areas, but can be useful in your landscape for hedges or shade.
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