Swamp Willow

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Salix myrtilloides in Northern Norway
Habit: shrub
Height:  ?m (2-5 ft)CH
Lifespan: perennial
Origin:  ?
Exposure: full sunsn
Water: lots of watersn
USDA Zones:  ?
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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Salix myrtilloides. A shrub, 2-5 ft. high, with rather slender brown twigs: lvs. oblong or elliptic-obovate, usually obtuse at both ends, entire and smooth, reticulate-veined: aments rather few-fld.: caps. reddish, glabrous. N. E. N. Amer. and Eu. Usually grows in cold peat-bogs.—Probably not in cult. The plant sold under this name is probably some form of S. purpurea, which S. myrtilloides closely resembles in general appearance.

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