name botanical:Salix hookeriana
family:willow family (Salicaceae)
height:up to 8 m (26 ft), often bushy
The leaf is ovate, dark-green, glossy and firm. The leaf is up to 10 cm (3.9 in) in size. The leaf arrangement is alternate.
The gray and white catkins of the willow are up to 9 cm long.
Many small seeds that dissolve easily in the wind and germinate quickly on the ground.
The branches are brown and are perpendicular with bushy habit.
bark:The bark is brown and furrowed.
location:Sun to partial shade
soil:all soils, tolerant of salt
ph value:acidic to alkaline