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Net-leaved Willow Salix reticulata (Salicaceae) HEIGHT to 10cm. Mat-forming undershrub with distinctive leaves. SHOOTS Smooth and reddish brown when mature. LEAVES Ovate, to 5cm long and untoothed; dark green above but whitish below with prominent, netted veins. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Catkins, males with reddish stamens. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Rare in Scottish Highlands.
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Net-leaved Willow Salix reticulata (Salicaceae) HEIGHT to 10cm. Mat-forming undershrub with distinctive leaves. SHOOTS Smooth and reddish brown when mature. LEAVES Ovate, to 5cm long and untoothed; dark green above but whitish below with prominent, netted veins. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Catkins, males with reddish stamens. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Rare in Scottish Highlands.

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Date: 25 May 2006
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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