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Heart-leaved Willow
Salix cordata

Heart-leaved Willow (Salix cordata) Other common names: Diamond Willow, Furry Willow, Heartleaf Willow, Sand Dune Willow

Other scientific names: Salix acutidens, Salix adenophylla, Salix missouriensis, Salix syrticola

French names: Saule à feuilles cordées

Family: Willow Family (Salicaceae)

Group: Willows

Distinctive features: Shrub

Leaves: Alternate, Simple

Books: Shrubs of Ontario: 39   

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: cordata: heart-shaped

Photographs: 76 photographs available, of which 5 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Heart-leaved Willow (Salix cordata)

Heart-leaved Willow.

Heart-leaved Willow (Salix cordata)

Underside of leaf.

Heart-leaved Willow (Salix cordata)

Notice how densely fuzzy the underside of the leaves are.

Heart-leaved Willow (Salix cordata)

Heart-leaved Willow going to seed in mid-June.

Heart-leaved Willow (Salix cordata)

Range map for Heart-leaved Willow (Salix cordata)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)