Definition of Prairie willow
1. Noun. Slender shrubby willow of dry areas of North America.
Group relationships: Genus Salix, Salix
Generic synonyms: Willow, Willow Tree
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Literary usage of Prairie willow
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"prairie willow. A shrub. 3-8 ft. high, varying much in stature, and in size and shape of Ivs.: branches hairy: Ivs. oblanceolate to oblong, nearly entire, ..."
2. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"prairie willow (573) — Salix humilis. A. Leaves j-lj inches wide. GLAUCOUS WILLOW — Salix discolor. (Placed here as it sometimes has entire-edged leaves, ..."
3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"prairie willow. A shrub, 3-8 ft. high, varying much in stature, and in size and shape of Ivs. : branches hairy: Ivs. oblanceolate to oblong, nearly entire, ..."