Definition of Gray willow

1. Noun. Eurasian shrubby willow with whitish tomentose twigs.

Exact synonyms: Grey Willow, Salix Cinerea
Group relationships: Genus Salix, Salix
Generic synonyms: Willow, Willow Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gray Willow

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gray seals
gray skate
gray snapper
gray sole
gray squirrel
gray substance
gray syndrome
gray tape
gray tapes
gray tuber
gray tubercle
gray water
gray wedge
gray whale
gray willow (current term)
gray wing
gray wolf
gray wolves
grayback
graybacks
graybar hotel
graybeard
graybeards
graybodies
graybody
grayed
grayer
grayest
grayfish

Literary usage of Gray willow

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1. Our Northern Shrubs and how to Identify Them: A Handbook for the Nature-lover by Harriet Louise Keeler (1903)
"Fruiting capsule narrowly conic. SAGE WILLOW. DWARF gray willow ... The Dwarf gray willow obtains its common name from the grayish or olive green effect ..."

2. The Shrubs of Northeastern America by Charles Stedman Newhall (1893)
"... or " crinkly," very variable. Leaf-stem, distinct. Found, common in dry fields ; three to eight feet high. Fig. 107.—Dwarf gray willow. ..."

3. Annual Report (new Series). by Geological Survey of Canada (1897)
"The granite hills recede from the lake, forming Gray-willow a high ridge some ... A mile and three-quarters beyond Gray- willow Point, Scorched-dog Island ..."

4. The Microscopy of Technical Products by Thomas Franz Hanausek (1907)
"Excellent examples of woods with both kinds of cells are gray willow (Salix ... In the wood of the gray willow, the order of arrangement from above downward ..."

5. Report of the Illinois State Entomologist Concerning Operations Under the by Illinois State Entomologist (1890)
"138-140.) The Spotted Willow Aphis.— Found on branches of gray willow. ... Received from Stark Co. on twigs of gray willow. Briefly described as "a pure ..."

6. Preliminary Report on the Forestry of the Mississippi Valley by Floyd P. Baker, Robert Wilkinson Furnas (1883)
"... 15 to 18 feet high 200 Honey locust, 15 to 25 feet high 500 gray willow, 30 to 40 feet high 500 Hackberry, 6 to 10 feet high 500 Soft maple, ..."

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