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Crack Willow

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A widespread and common tree by rivers and fresh water.



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Common Name Crack Willow
Scientific Name Salix fragilis
Family Willow family - Salicaceae
Status Locally frequent
Interest Level
Species Family Deciduous Trees
Flower Colour Group Yellow
  • 04 - April
Preferred Environment
Look for Dangling yellow flower sprays, the tree has yellowish stems and branches
Additional Identification Notes

This species is often found in these habitats:

Habitat(s) Relationship
W4: Wet Woodland Associated