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"A man does not plant a tree for himself, he plants it for posterity." - Alexander Smith   


Weeping Willow
(Salix x pendulina)

Donated by Ava Rawlings
Tree Map Location: # 159
In Memory of Gwendolyn Rawlings

Weeping Willow tree Weeping Willow leaf Weeping Willow bark

Leaf: Short stem, flat, simple, long and narrow, greater than 4 times as long as wide, 0.25" - 0.50" wide, all teeth same size, all side veins same length.  
Fruit: In small capsule with floss and no disk at base.  
Twig: Red-brown to somewhat gray, even a bit purple at times, hairless and often shiny; multiple terminal buds are red-brown, small, rounded (globose) and hairless.  
Bark: Rough and gray, marked by long, branching ridges, resulting in deep furrows.  
Source: Ohio Public Library Information Network  
Website: http://www.oplin.org

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