Currently a small shrubby willow growing along the bank of a new pond (~3 yrs old)
Santa Cruz County, Arizona, US
Fruit and leaves
Flowers and leaves
Salicaceae or the willow family (although they contain more than just the willow genus, Salix) is a family of flowering plants. Recent genetic studies summarized by the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group has greatly expanded the circumscription of the family to contain 55 genera.