Water Willow, an Indigenous Tree on the Campus

posted May 9, 2012, 5:53 AM by Yung-tai Tu   [ updated May 9, 2012, 1:33 PM ]
by 張雅姿、許巧薇、陳筑云、董軒妤

English name

Water Willow

Scientific name

Salix warburgu O . Seem

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Unlike common willow, the branches of Water Willow grow upward. Moreover, its seeds are packed in white cotton which helps the seeds spread. Check out the video.

Roles in local ecosystem

It is the host plant of many local butterflies and moths.

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