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
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Salix
  2) lasiandra
  Formerly Salix lucida ssp. lasiandra
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