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Salix  retusa L.   
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FamilySALICACEAE
Genus species var.Salix  retusa L. 
SynonymsSalix kitaibeliana Willd.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeEastern Europe
grassland
Altitude1500-3000m
Description leaves alternate, entire, long, oval, glabrous, dark shiny green, abaxially pubescent, catkins ovoid on short leafy branchlets
Size5-10cm
Color
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typeprocumbent shrub
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in early summer and fall
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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