Salix exigua

Salix exigua

A large native willow with narrow silver-grey leaves found forming dense thickets in wetlands. Awesome choice for reclamation or stream stabilization and tolerant of many different soils.

Plant Height at Maturity

10 feet

Plant Width at Maturity

6 feet

Growth Rate


Growth Habit

Upright | Spreading

Landscape Uses

Erosion Control | Water Garden

Environmental Features

Native Species | Pollinator Friendly | Bird Habitat | Wildlife Forage Source

Tough Sites

Alkaline Soil | Wet Soil | Calcareous Soil | Steep Slope | Urban Conditions

Seasonal Interest

Winter Interest

Flower Color