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Bay Willow

Observed: 25th July 2009 By: lpearcelpearce’s reputation in Plantslpearce’s reputation in Plantslpearce’s reputation in Plants
Bay Willow
Bay Willow
Bay Willow
Bay Willow

In Assynt this tree grows in boggy areas, particularly around lochans. We have it bordering our garden and use it in the hedge

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Bay Willow (Salix pentandra) interacts


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Bay willow

The asymetrical drip tip on the leaf indicates you are right. The leaves not only look like bay but they are supposed to smell of bay.

Graham Banwell

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Origin June 2015 see Post Script
An old post but yes, distinctive leaves.
See my recent pentandra here http://www.ispotnature.org/node/693629.
I'd be interested in knowing if you have ever seen the leaf-turner seen here http://www.ispotnature.org/node/429163
PS just renewing the comment so you might see the Flag - I am specially interested in Phyllocolpa carinifrons now see http://www.bladmineerders.nl/gallen/hymenoptera/phyllocolpa/carinifrons/...