Common name: Golden Willow
Salix alba var. vitellina (L.) Stokes APNI*
Description: Differs from var. alba in its twigs being yellow or orange (especially conspicuous in winter months) and the leaves becoming glabrescent.
Distribution and occurrence: naturalised, and often abundant, along rivers; mainly tableland and coast south of Sydney.
NSW subdivisions: *CC, *ST, *CWS, *SWS
Other Australian states: *Vic. *Tas. *S.A.
Declared Noxious Weed
Text by S.W.L. Jacobs & L. Murray (2000)
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (2000)
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