Definition of Creeping willow

1. Noun. Small trailing bush of Europe and Asia having straggling branches with silky green leaves of which several varieties are cultivated.

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



Lexicographical Neighbors of Creeping Willow

creeping eruption
creeping fern
creeping juniper
creeping lily
creeping myiasis
creeping oxalis
creeping palsy
creeping snowberry
creeping spike rush
creeping thistle
creeping thistles
creeping thrombosis
creeping thyme
creeping ulcer
creeping willow (current term)
creeping wintergreen
creeping wood sorrel
creeping zinnia
creepingly
creeple
creeples
creepmeter
creepmeters
creepos
creeps
creepy
creepy-crawlies
creepy-crawly

Literary usage of Creeping willow

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

1. Manual of Botany for North America: Containing Generic and Specific by Amos Eaton (1836)
"... \V. (2) (creeping willow. J. ь.) creeping: leaves lance-oval, entire, acute, glabrous, somewhat silky beneath: stipules none: a- ments precede the ..."

2. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and by Philip Miller (1754)
"Raii Syn. The yellow dwarf Willow. 16. SALIX Alpina, alni rotundo folio, repem. Bocc. Muf. Mountain creeping Willow, with a ..."

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