130138 Sallow/Goat Willow Salix caprea Salicaceae Height to 12m
Dense, shrubby tree. Shoots Stiff, smooth when bark is peeled. Leaves Oval, to 12cm long; twisted point at tip; woolly below. Reproductive parts Male and female catkins, on separate trees before leaves; to 2.5cm long with silky hairs before opening. Male catkins become yellow with pollen. Status Common. Of immense importance to wildlife.