Salix lasiolepis --- Arroyo Willow --- Salicaceae
A most common riparian tree. All willows are dioecious, male and female plants separate.

Salix lasiolepis --- Arroyo Willow --- Salicaceae
Leaves are typically glaucous beneath.

Salix lasiolepis --- Arroyo Willow --- Salicaceae
The inflorescence, a catkin, this one male (from a male tree).

Salix lasiolepis --- Arroyo Willow --- Salicaceae
A female catkin from a female tree.

Salix lasiolepis --- Arroyo Willow --- Salicaceae
Two-valved capsules dehiscing.

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