Bebb Willow
Salix bebbiana
Family: Salicaceae
Flowering Time: April through July or August
Flower Color: Green/yellow
Growth Habit: Shrub, tree, woody perennial
Zones: 3-7
Environment: wet climate with sun accessibility and partial shade; grows in clay, sand, and loam; mostly grows in wetlands beside the banks of rivers
Plant Height: 4-25 feet
Spread: 10-15 feet
Tolerates: flooding, drought
Water: low to average
Maintenance: low
Native Range: Canada and the northern United States
Other uses: carved into canes, lamp posts, and furniture. Smaller stems were historically used for baskets, arrow shafts, and fish traps