Definition of Salix purpurea

1. Noun. Eurasian osier having reddish or purple twigs and bark rich in tannin.

Exact synonyms: Basket Willow, Purple Osier, Purple Willow, Red Osier, Red Willow
Group relationships: Genus Salix, Salix
Generic synonyms: Osier



Lexicographical Neighbors of Salix Purpurea

Salix babylonica
Salix blanda
Salix candida
Salix caprea
Salix cinerea
Salix discolor
Salix fragilis
Salix herbacea
Salix humilis
Salix lasiolepis
Salix lucida
Salix nigra
Salix pendulina
Salix pendulina blanda
Salix pentandra
Salix purpurea (current term)
Salix pyrifolia
Salix repens
Salix sericea
Salix sitchensis
Salix triandra
Salix tristis
Salix uva-ursi
Salix viminalis
Salix vitellina
Salk
Salla disease
Sallie
Sally
Sally Ann

Literary usage of Salix purpurea

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

1. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1801)
"Salix purpurea. Linn. S/j. PI. 1444. Sm. FL Brit. 1039. Tr. of Linn. Soc. v. 6. 113. Huds. 427. S. monandra. Ardían. Mem. 1. 67. t. 11. Ehrh. Arb. 58. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1878)
"Salix purpurea, Linn. Natural order, Salicaceae. Common names, Red or purple willow. Preparation, Tincture of the bark. Authorities. 1, Dr. TC Duncan, ..."

3. Trees: A Handbook of Forest-botany for the Woodlands and the Laboratory by Harry Marshall Ward, Percy Groom (1904)
"Grey-greens occur in Sycamore and Laburnum; and yellow-greens in Mistletoe, Elder and Sycamore; while the twigs of Salix purpurea, S. viminalis and Aspen, ..."

4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Salix purpurea L. Purple Willow. Fig. 1465. Salix purpurea L. Sp. PI. 1017. 1753. A slender shrub or small tree, with purplish flexible twigs, ..."

5. Annual Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1903)
"i lowing varieties are recommended: Salix amygdalina, Salix purpurea, ... The Salix purpurea has many thin, long, pliable shoots, without side ..."

6. Forest Planting: A Treatise on the Care of Timber Lands and the Restoration by Henry NIcholas Jarchow (1893)
"Salix purpurea is by far not so coarse as viminalis and, ... In our State the salix purpurea is called the red osier, and although imported from Germany, ..."

7. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1801)
"Salix purpurea. Linn. S/j. PI. 1444. Sm. FL Brit. 1039. Tr. of Linn. Soc. v. 6. 113. Huds. 427. S. monandra. Ardían. Mem. 1. 67. t. 11. Ehrh. Arb. 58. ..."

8. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1878)
"Salix purpurea, Linn. Natural order, Salicaceae. Common names, Red or purple willow. Preparation, Tincture of the bark. Authorities. 1, Dr. TC Duncan, ..."

9. Trees: A Handbook of Forest-botany for the Woodlands and the Laboratory by Harry Marshall Ward, Percy Groom (1904)
"Grey-greens occur in Sycamore and Laburnum; and yellow-greens in Mistletoe, Elder and Sycamore; while the twigs of Salix purpurea, S. viminalis and Aspen, ..."

10. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Salix purpurea L. Purple Willow. Fig. 1465. Salix purpurea L. Sp. PI. 1017. 1753. A slender shrub or small tree, with purplish flexible twigs, ..."

11. Annual Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1903)
"i lowing varieties are recommended: Salix amygdalina, Salix purpurea, ... The Salix purpurea has many thin, long, pliable shoots, without side ..."

12. Forest Planting: A Treatise on the Care of Timber Lands and the Restoration by Henry NIcholas Jarchow (1893)
"Salix purpurea is by far not so coarse as viminalis and, ... In our State the salix purpurea is called the red osier, and although imported from Germany, ..."

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