Salix myrsinifolia

Salix myrsinifolia, known as the dark-leaved willow[1] or myrsine-leaved willow,[2] is a species of willow native to Europe and Western Siberia. It forms a 2–5 m (6.6–16.4 ft) high shrub. In the north it becomes often a tree up to 8 m (26 ft) tall.[3]

Salix myrsinifolia
Salix myrsinifolia (Schwarz-Weide) IMG 4622.JPG
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Salicaceae
Genus: Salix
S. myrsinifolia
Binomial name
Salix myrsinifolia
  • Salix nigricans Sm.


  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
  2. ^ "Salix myrsinifolia". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  3. ^ Väre H., Kiuru H., Suomen puut ja pensaat (Trees and shrubs of Finland), Metsäkustannus Oy, 2006.