Definition of Crack willow

1. Noun. Large willow tree with stiff branches that are easily broken.

Exact synonyms: Brittle Willow, Salix Fragilis, Snap Willow
Group relationships: Genus Salix, Salix
Generic synonyms: Willow, Willow Tree



Definition of Crack willow

1. Noun. A species of willow native to Europe and western Asia, ''Salix fragilis''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Crack willow

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1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... plant: crack willow (Salix fraglia). i Twig with pistillate catkins. > Twig with staminale catkins. Natural size. ..."

2. The Forester's Manual: Or, The Forest Trees of Eastern North America by Ernest Thompson Seton (1912)
"crack willow, BRITTLE WILLOW. (So/wc A tall slender tree, up to 80 feet high. Called "Crack" etc., because its branches are so much broken by the storms; ..."

3. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"S. FRA'GILIS L. The brittle-to^gerf, or Crack, Willow. Identification. Mn. Six PI, 1443. ; Eng. FL, 4. p. 1804.; Hook. Br. Fl., ed. 3., p.421. ..."

4. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"S. FRAGILIS (crack willow ; Withy).—A fine and often picturesque tree of our ... There is also an orange-twigged form of the crack willow (S. decipiens). ..."

5. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson, F. L. S., William Robinson (1906)
"IS (crack willow, Withy).—A fine and often picturesque tree ... There is also an orange-twigged form of the crack willow (S. decipiens). ..."

6. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... plant: crack willow (Salix fraglia). i Twig with pistillate catkins. > Twig with staminale catkins. Natural size. ..."

7. The Forester's Manual: Or, The Forest Trees of Eastern North America by Ernest Thompson Seton (1912)
"crack willow, BRITTLE WILLOW. (So/wc A tall slender tree, up to 80 feet high. Called "Crack" etc., because its branches are so much broken by the storms; ..."

8. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"S. FRA'GILIS L. The brittle-to^gerf, or Crack, Willow. Identification. Mn. Six PI, 1443. ; Eng. FL, 4. p. 1804.; Hook. Br. Fl., ed. 3., p.421. ..."

9. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"S. FRAGILIS (crack willow ; Withy).—A fine and often picturesque tree of our ... There is also an orange-twigged form of the crack willow (S. decipiens). ..."

10. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson, F. L. S., William Robinson (1906)
"IS (crack willow, Withy).—A fine and often picturesque tree ... There is also an orange-twigged form of the crack willow (S. decipiens). ..."

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