Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow (Lab 9)

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  • Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Bark close-up of a tree 20 inches in diameter at breast height.  Twigs emerging directly from large branches or the trunk are common.Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Bark close-up of a tree 20 inches in diameter at breast height. Twigs emerging directly from large branches or the trunk are common.
  • Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Bark close-up of a tree 20 inches in diameter at breast height.  Twigs emerging directly from large branches or the trunk are common.Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Bark close-up of a tree 20 inches in diameter at breast height. Twigs emerging directly from large branches or the trunk are common.
  • Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Bark of a tree 10 inches in diameter at breast height.Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Bark of a tree 10 inches in diameter at breast height.
  • Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Bark of a tree 8 inches in diameter at breast height.Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Bark of a tree 8 inches in diameter at breast height.
  • Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Form, leaves overhanging a slough.  Note the yellow, straw-color of the branches.Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Form, leaves overhanging a slough. Note the yellow, straw-color of the branches.
  • Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Form of a medium sized tree during a drought.  Form is typically poor for this species.Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Form of a medium sized tree during a drought. Form is typically poor for this species.
  • Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Leaves, alternate, simple, linear.Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Leaves, alternate, simple, linear.
  • Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Leaves, alternate, simple, linear.Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Leaves, alternate, simple, linear.
  • Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Twig showing alternate leaf arrangement and appressed lateral buds.  Twig tastes like aspirin when chewed.Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Twig showing alternate leaf arrangement and appressed lateral buds. Twig tastes like aspirin when chewed.
  • Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Twig showing alternate leaf arrangement and appressed lateral buds.  Twig tastes like aspirin when chewed.Salicaceae Salix nigra - black willow: Twig showing alternate leaf arrangement and appressed lateral buds. Twig tastes like aspirin when chewed.
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Species: 207 | Genera: 122 | Families: 67

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