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Species Name: Salix lasiolepis
Common Name: Arroyo Willow
- Likes water! Excellent small tree recommended as erosion control near streams. Will spread and roots can be invasive. Forage source for the Western Tiger Swallowtail, Mourning Cloak, Lorquin's Admiral, and Hairstreaks.
- Plant Family: Salicaceae
- Plant Type: Tree
- Height by Width: 15-30' H x 5-10' W
- Growth Habit: Tall, upright, spreading
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter deciduous
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full sun
- Soil Preference: Well-draining
- Water Requirements: Regular
- Cold Hardy to: 8,000'
- Flower Season: Spring
- Flower Color: Yellow
- Endangered?: Not Listed
- Distribution: Throughout California
- Natural Habitat: Shores, marshes, meadows, springs, bluffs below 8000'
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