Definition of Laurel willow
1. Noun. European willow tree with shining leathery leaves; widely naturalized in the eastern United States.
Group relationships: Genus Salix, Salix
Generic synonyms: Willow, Willow Tree
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Literary usage of Laurel willow
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1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"One of the best ornamental willows is S. pentandra, the laurel willow, whose crown of glossy, broad, green leaves adorns many parks. ..."
2. Elements of the Art of Dyeing: With a Description of the Art of Bleaching by by Claude-Louis Berthollet, Amédée B. Berthollet, Andrew Ure (1824)
"Bergman says, that the leaves of the laurel willow should be preferred (salix pentandra}, and that the leaves of common willow afford a colour, ..."
3. The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries (1905)
"... Laurel, Willow, (especially Yellow & Weeping willow, twigs of which may be got from Philadelphia) and many others which I do not recollect at ..."
4. Travels in Various Countries of the East: Being a Continuation of Memoirs by Robert Walpole (1820)
"It was watered by a rivulet, which, after winding among thickets of myrtle, laurel, willow, and wild sage, lost itself in the bay, or among sedges and sand. ..."
5. The Minnesota Horticulturist by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (1895)
"... one each of golden cottonwood. laurel willow and golden willow and quite a number of seedlings; Scotch pine and white pine; of grapes, one Amina, ..."