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Crack Willow

Type
tree
Family
Salicaceae - Willow
Genus
Salix
Species
fragilis
Duration
Perennial
Location
Nix Natural Area
Colors
yellow and green
UTM East
496182
UTM North
4491701
Latitude
40.5761
Longitude
-105.0451
Date
2011-03-04
Notes
Along River, large tree that looks like a cottonwood, but buds very different.The crack willow is dioecious with male flowers (yellow catlins) and female flowers (green catkins) on separate trees.