An abundant and highly variable shrub to small tree of no more than 25 ft., common in seeps and springs, meadows, marshes, and other wet places. Attractive catkins in late winter, lovely lush foliage follows. Deciduous.
Showing male catkins, growing from a spring on Clipper Street, Diamond Heights, Noe Valley, San Francisco. Probably S. lasiolepis, Arroyo Willow or possibly S. lasiandra, Yellow or Red or Pacific Willow. -Paul
Edgewood County Park, San Mateo County
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