Definition of Dwarf gray willow

1. Noun. Willow shrub of dry places in the eastern United States having long narrow leaves canescent beneath.

Exact synonyms: Dwarf Grey Willow, Sage Willow, Salix Tristis
Group relationships: Genus Salix, Salix
Generic synonyms: Willow, Willow Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dwarf Gray Willow

dwarf buckeye
dwarf buffalo
dwarf cape gooseberry
dwarf chestnut
dwarf chinkapin oak
dwarf chinquapin oak
dwarf cornel
dwarf daisy
dwarf dandelion
dwarf elder
dwarf elm
dwarf flowering almond
dwarf galaxies
dwarf galaxy
dwarf golden chinkapin
dwarf gray willow (current term)
dwarf horsetail
dwarf horsetails
dwarf hulsea
dwarf iris
dwarf juniper
dwarf lycopod
dwarf maple
dwarf mountain pine
dwarf mulberry
dwarf nipplewort
dwarf oak
dwarf pelvis
dwarf phlox
dwarf pipefish

Literary usage of Dwarf gray willow

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

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. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"dwarf gray willow (508) — Salix tristis. B. Leaves 2-6 inches long. One of the willows used to graft on goat willow stock to produce an umbrella tree. ..."

3. 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. ..."

4. Lake Maxinkuckee: A Physical and Biological Survey by Barton Warren Evermann, Howard Walton Clark (1920)
"dwarf gray willow; SAGE WILLOW SALIX TRISTIS Ait. This little shrub which grows in clumps in the form of slender straight switches about 18 inches or 2 feet ..."

5. History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts by Hingham (Mass.), Thomas Tracy Bouvé, Edward Tracy Bouvé, John Davis Long, Fearing Burr, Charles Winfield Scott Seymour, Walter Lincoln Bouvé, Francis Henry Lincoln, George Lincoln, Edmund Hersey (1893)
"is a shrub about .ten feet high, often much less. It grows in Hingham on Derby Street and Cushing Street, very likely elsewhere. The dwarf gray willow ..."

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