Willows: The Genus Salix

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Timber Press, Jan 1, 2003 - Gardening - 224 pages
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This reprint of the 1992 hardcover offers the reader a comprehensive worldwide survey of willows (the genus Salix), extending from tiny alpine and arctic plants to the huge specimen trees found in water meadows, including information on distinguishing botanical features and a full glossary. Details are given on the origin and distribution of willows and their nomenclature, as well as on selection and cultivation for garden use. This work will be invaluable to the gardener for its practical detail and to the botanist as an excellent reference volume.

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Christopher Newsholme has been studying the genus Salix since 1972. Having over the years acquired a collection of willows from many sources around the world, he now holds an Official National Collection of Willows in the United Kingdom.

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