Narrowleaf Willow

Salix exigua

Coyote Willow 4

Coyote Willow
Coyote willow is a keystone in the Bosque. Coyote willow needs to live close to rivers and other water. Coyote willow was used for roofs, sleeping benches, and boats. Coyote willow is native to the U.S.A. Coyote willow’s branches and leaves are used for weaving baskets. Coyote willow is crushed up to dye dead deer skin. Its scientific name is Salix exigua and it has yellow flowers. It also has medicinal uses similar to aspirin.
Resource: https://plants.usda.gov/plantguide/pdf/cs_saex.pdf
By Liam Ibarra-Guerrero (3rd grade) and Savannah Bogard
Chinook Spirit Children’s Academy

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Don Loarie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), https://www.flickr.com/photos/loarie/7876017582/
  2. (c) Liam Ibarra-Guerrero and Savannah Bogard, all rights reserved, uploaded by chinookspirit, https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/12016827
  3. (c) Matt Lavin, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://www.flickr.com/photos/plant_diversity/5026961437/
  4. Adapted by albuquerqueherbalism from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salix_exigua

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