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White willow (Salix alba) (Nox)

Invasive Assessment | Impact Assessment | Potential Distribution

Scientific name:Salix alba L.

Common Name:

white willow


Native to Africa, temperate Asia and Europe. Found along rivers and watercourses. Of all willows, is most tolerant of brackish water. Prefers a damp, heavy soil in open sunny position (Bodkin 1986). Found from sea level to subalpine mountain zones, although most abundant on lowlands.
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