Taxon  Report   7262    
Salix babylonica  L.
Weeping willow
Salix babylonica
© 2015 Jean Pawek
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Salix babylonica
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Salix babylonica
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Salix babylonica, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Plant Characteristics
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Salix babylonica
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Salix
Communities: wetland-riparian

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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More information about  Salix babylonica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

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website references from Google

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).