Plant family: Salicaceae - Willow
Plant type: Tree
Plant origin: N/A, California
Clay, Sand, Sandy Loam
Autumn Foliage, Fire Resistance, Good in Containers, Hedges and Screens, Important to Native People
The Arroyo Willow is a common site in creek and riverbed Chaparral and mixed sage scrub. It is a commonly in a shrub form, but can easily shaped to tree proportions. The leaves are a dull green, with white, perpendicular midveins and fuzzy beneath. The twigs are a reddish, brown and accent the leaves, which turn in the fall. The tree is useful to many bird and butterfly species.
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