Latin name: Salix laevigata Bebb
  Pronunciation: SAY-lix lee-vi-GAY-ta

  Common name: Red willow
  Family: Salicaceae (Willow)
  Habitat: Along streams and riverbanks below 5000',
  brackish or subalkaline lakeshores, canyons, many
  cismontane plant communities

  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Salix
  2) laevigata
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