Salix lasiolepis Salix lasiolepis
Common Name Arroyo Willow
Latin Name Salix lasiolepis
Native Habitat 0 to 7,000 feet in western U. S. and NW Mexico
Soil Moist riparian
Water Regular
Height X Width Maximum 15 feet x 20 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Evergreen or winter deciduous, dark green
Garden Suitability Ethnobotanical
Ornamental Value White blossoms in fall
Nature Value Flowers used by butterflies and bees, important for erosion control on streams and rivers
Native American Uses Bark used in basketry, leaved stems used for graneries, limbs used in building and to form wattles, bark used for cordage
Links  
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salix_lasiolepis
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=7277
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=SALA6
    Nursery, images and data http://www.laspilitas.com/nature-of-california/plants/salix-lasiolepis
    Data http://www.pfaf.org/database/plants.php?Salix+lasiolepis
    Distribution map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SALA6
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