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Common Sallow (Grey Willow)

Common Sallow, West Dorset
Male catkins - 3 stages in development
Developing stamens, bracts, black scales and silky hairs
Close-up of stamens - filaments and anthers
Hairy bracts, 2 stamens per flower
Young female catkins, grey twigs
Close-up of bract, young ovules and stigmas
Close-up- grey ovules, bifid white stigmas
Developing fruits - remains of stigmas
Fruiting catkins - ovules/capsules
Close-up of capsules with hairs
Fruits with seed dispersing fluff
Leaves - slightly twisted at apex
Grey branches and twigs
Much branched tree trunk in wet woodland