Native Plant Encyclopedia

  Black WillowSalix nigra  

  Recommended Planting Range



Black willow is one of two, native tall-tree willows (the other is peach-leaved willow, S. amygdaloides). It grows along streams and lakes. It is often seen growing with cottonwoods, boxelder, or silver maple. It is fast-growing, and very tolerant of flooding and siltation.

black willow

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