Definition of Arctic willow
1. Noun. Low creeping shrub of Arctic Europe and America.
Group relationships: Genus Salix, Salix
Generic synonyms: Willow, Willow Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arctic Willow
Literary usage of Arctic willow
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Siberia in Asia: a Visit to the Valley of the Genesay in East Siberia: With by Henry Seebohm (1882)
"... nest—Nest of the arctic willow-Warbler—The Captain and his crew—British pluck and blunder—On the way again—Measuring the footprints of Swans—The river ..."
2. EcoRegions of Alaska by Alisa L. Gallant (1998)
"... consists of low woody vegetation, such as white mountain-avens (Dryas octopetala), red-fruit bearberry (Arctostaphylos rubra), arctic willow (Salix ..."
3. Siberia in Europe: A Visit to the Valley of the Petchora, in North-east by Henry Seebohm (1880)
"The arctic willow-warbler differs from the three British species in having a pale bar across the wings formed by the greater wing-coverts being nearly white ..."
4. The Great Ice Age and Its Relation to the Antiquity of Man by James Geikie (1894)
"Besides the arctic willow and other northern plants, the same stratum has yielded land and fresh-water shells (such as ..."
5. The Marvellous Wonders of the Polar World by Herman Dieck (1885)
"... with some arctic willow tea; on the morning of the iith they again started on their way south, and at 12 M. stopped to make use of some of the alcohol, ..."