Trees/Shrubs

Willow

Salix sp.

Max Height:

Max. height: 6in.-70ft.

Willow (Salix sp.) growing along stream borders can protect the bank against erosion while providing habitat for various wildlife. Willow has been used since ancient times to make baskets, fish traps, fences and house walls. There are approximately 400 species of Willow. All willows grow close to streams and other water sources.