Definition of Sitka willow

1. Noun. Small shrubby tree of western North America (Alaska to Oregon).

Exact synonyms: Salix Sitchensis, Silky Willow
Group relationships: Genus Salix, Salix
Generic synonyms: Willow, Willow Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sitka Willow

Sistrurus
Sistrurus catenatus
Sistrurus miliaris
Sisymbrium barbarea
Sisymbrium officinale
Sisymbrium tanacetifolia
Sisyphean
Sisyphism
Sisyphus
Sisyphusean
Sisyridae
Sisyrinchium
Sita
Sitka
Sitka spruce
Sitka willow
Sitophylus
Sitophylus oryzae
Sitotroga
Sitotroga cerealella
Sitsang
Sitta
Sitta canadensis
Sitta carolinensis
Sitta europaea
Sittidae
Sitting Bull
Sitwell
Sitwellian
Sitzfleisch

Literary usage of Sitka willow

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"sitka willow. A shrub, 10-12 ft. high and more: Ivs. obovate, glabrous, clothed beneath with silky hairs which have a beautiful satiny luster: aments ..."

2. The Trees of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1909)
"Velvet Willow, often called sitka willow or Silky Willow, is a shrub 5 to 12 feet high or a tree up to 25 feet high, the trunk 2 to 10 inches in diameter. ..."

3. Wild Flowers of the North American Mountains by Julia Wilmotte Henderson Henshaw (1915)
"sitka willow. 9. S. arctica. Pall. Arctic Willow. II. POPULUS. (Tourn.) L. 1. P. tremuloides. Michx. Aspen Poplar. 2. P. balsamifera. L. Balm of Gilead. 3. ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"... and they vary in size from the diminutive and exceedingly rare little Salix polaris, to the large bush of the sitka willow, S. Sitchensis. ..."

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