Taxonomy

Salix viminalis | Osier | Saileánach

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Archaeophyte

Species Biology

Habitat

Roadsides, ditches and riverbanks

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Baskets thatching & wattle

Vegetative nature

Woody

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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Further information

Often planted.The branches from coppiced plants as with many willows have been used for basket-making, thatching & wattle due to their flexibility and durability.

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