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''Salix caprea'' is a common species of willow native to Europe and western and central Asia.

It is a deciduous shrub or small tree, reaching a height of 8-10 m, rarely to 13 m. The leaves are 3-12 cm long and from 2-8 cm wide, broader than most other willows. The flowers are soft silky, silvery 3-7 cm long catkins, produced in early spring before the new leaves appear; the male and female catkins are on different plants . The male catkins mature yellow at pollen release, the female catkins.. more

Similar species: Malpighiales
Species identified by Julian Popov
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Uploaded Apr 4, 2018. Captured in A1, Macedonia (FYROM).