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SALICACEAE (poplars and willows)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Populus L. (poplars)
Populus alba (White Poplar), eg: Populus alba (White Poplar) - Small trees Populus alba x tremula = P. x canescens (grey poplar), eg: Populus alba x tremula = P. x canescens (grey poplar) - Leaf spray - underside Populus maximowiczii (Japanese Balsam-poplar), eg: Populus maximowiczii (Japanese Balsam-poplar) - Tree Populus nigra (Black-poplar), eg: Populus nigra 'Italica' (Lombardy-poplar, Female Lombardy Poplar) - Foliage Populus tremula (Aspen), eg: Populus tremula (Aspen) - Trees - newly in leaf
Genus 7 subtaxa 4 ident refs
Salix L. (willows)
Salix alba (White Willow), eg: Salix alba (White Willow) - Twigs Salix aurita (Eared Willow), eg: Salix aurita (Eared Willow) - Bush - in situ (Sallows), eg: Salix aurita (Eared Willow) - Foliage Salix caprea (Goat Willow, Sallow), eg: Salix caprea subsp. caprea (Goat Willow) - Leaf spray - underside Salix cinerea (Grey Willow, Common Sallow), eg: Salix cinerea subsp. oleifolia (Rusty Willow) - Male catkins against the sky Salix daphnoides (European Violet-willow), eg: Salix daphnoides (European Violet-willow) - Female flowers - dissected out Salix fragilis x alba (S. x fragilis) (crack willow), eg: Salix fragilis x alba (S. x fragilis) (crack willow) - Male flower Salix pentandra (Bay Willow), eg: Salix pentandra (Bay Willow) - Leaf spray - with fruiting catkin Salix purpurea (Purple Willow), eg: Salix purpurea (Purple Willow) - Shoots against the sky (Salix (dwarf species)) (dwarf willows), eg: Salix repens (Creeping Willow) - Plant - in situ Salix repens (Creeping Willow), eg: Salix repens var. argentea (Creeping Willow - Silver-leaved Sand Dunes Form) - Plant Salix viminalis (Osier), eg: Salix viminalis (Osier) - Leaf base and petiole
Genus 17 subtaxa 11 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Meikle, R.D., 1984 Willows and Poplars of Great Britain and Ireland

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 15 general literature references to SALICACEAE (poplars and willows)

SALICACEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
Broadleaved trees Trees Trees and shrubs Trees, shrubs, woody and climbing plants (via Broadleaved trees)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2183 feeding and other relationships of SALICACEAE (poplars and willows)

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