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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Salicaceae

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1. Leaf length not >> (often ± =) width;  pendent cut into narrow segmentsstaminate flower with 8–60 stamensperianth modified into non-nectariferous, cup- or saucer-shaped structure; winter  scales > 3 ..... POPULUS

1' Leaf length generally >> width; catkin , bract ; staminate flower with (1)2(10) stamens; perianth reduced to adaxial nectary (rarely also with abaxial nectary, then free or fused into shallow cup); winter bud  1 ..... SALIX


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