Image Number: 1379028

1. Branchlet with young shoots and male catkins (a - d). - 2. Branchlet with young shoots and female catkins (c - i). - 3. Branchlet and mature leafy shoots, with closed (a), and opening, many seeded capsules (b), and empty capsules (c). Seeds with a tuft of silky hairs. Stipules at n. Leaves are broadest at their lower third. - 4. Seedling with cotyledons and first ordinary leaves. - 5. Winter-branchlet. After Hempel & Wilhelm, 1889. Photos and explanations from the book: Zelimir Borzan. "Tree and Shrub Names in Latin, Croatian, English, and German, with synonyms", University of Zagreb, 2001.
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Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Salicales
Family: Salicaceae
Genus: Salix
Subject: Salix fragilis L.
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Tuesday, June 21, 2005
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Thursday, January 3, 2013