Latin name: Salix gooddingii C. Ball
  Pronunciation: SA-lix good-DING-gee-eye

  Common name: Goodding's black willow
  Family: Salicaceae (Willow)
  Habitat: Streambanks, marshes, seepages, moist
  meadows to 2000', creosote bush scrub in drainage
  of Colorado River, Peninsular Range, South Coast

  Blooming period: March to April
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Salix
  2) gooddingii
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