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Dwarf or Snow Willow Arguably the world's smallest tree, growing from 1 cm up to 6 cm.  Here in flower, on the Saddle of Baosbheinn in Torridon with a small fly pollinating it. Baosbheinn,Dwarf Willow,Least Willow,Salix herbacea,Scotland,Snow Willow,Torridon Click/tap to enlarge

Dwarf or Snow Willow

Arguably the world's smallest tree, growing from 1 cm up to 6 cm. Here in flower, on the Saddle of Baosbheinn in Torridon with a small fly pollinating it.

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''Salix herbacea'', the dwarf willow, least willow or snowbed willow, is a species of tiny creeping willow adapted to survive in harsh arctic and subarctic environments. Distributed widely in alpine and arctic environments around the North Atlantic Ocean, it is one of the smallest of woody plants.

Similar species: Malpighiales
Species identified by NattyOne
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Uploaded Jun 1, 2021. Captured May 31, 2021 14:55.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/8.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO250
  • 60mm