Latin name: Salix lasiandra Benth. var. lasiandra
Pronunciation: SAY-lix las-ee-AN-dra
Common name: Shining willow
Family: Salicaceae (Willow)
Habitat: Along streams and other moist places to 8000', coastal sage scrub to montane coniferous forest in most of cismontane Southern California
Blooming period: March to June
Name derivations: 1) Salix 2) lasiandra