Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Prairie Willow

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Salix humilis

Flower Description:

Spike-like clusters(catkins)

FamilySalicaceae
Season BloomApr-May
HabitatSun, sandy or gravely soil. Prairies, savannas, dunes, and bluffs.
CyclePerennial woody
Height1'-10'
Leaf DescriptionAlternate narrowly oblong- elliptic mostly toothless
Soil Type Dry
Light Source Sun
LocationShoreline, Woodland