Definition of Salix discolor

1. Noun. Small willow of eastern North America having greyish leaves and silky catkins that come before the leaves.

Exact synonyms: Pussy Willow
Group relationships: Genus Salix, Salix
Generic synonyms: Willow, Willow Tree



Lexicographical Neighbors of Salix Discolor

Salisbury steaks
Salish
Salishan
Salix alba
Salix alba caerulea
Salix alba sericea
Salix alba vitellina
Salix amygdalina
Salix amygdaloides
Salix arctica
Salix babylonica
Salix blanda
Salix candida
Salix caprea
Salix cinerea
Salix discolor (current term)
Salix fragilis
Salix herbacea
Salix humilis
Salix lasiolepis
Salix lucida
Salix nigra
Salix pendulina
Salix pendulina blanda
Salix pentandra
Salix purpurea
Salix pyrifolia
Salix repens
Salix sericea
Salix sitchensis

Literary usage of Salix discolor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1894)
"Salix discolor Muhl. Neue Sehr. Ges. Nat. Fr. Berlin, 4 : 234, t. 6, f. i (1803). 1321. ... Salix discolor prinoides (Pursh) Anders, in DC Prodr. ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1896)
"Salix discolor Muhl. Glaucous Willow. Pussy Willow. (Fig. 1187. ... Salix discolor prinoides (Pursh) Anders, in UC. Prodr. 16: Part 2, 2o9. 1868. ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"The seeds of Salix discolor, finding conditions favorable, begin and develop rapidly ... appears and readily makes headway against the Salix discolor zone, ..."

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