Definition of Red willow

1. Noun. Eurasian osier having reddish or purple twigs and bark rich in tannin.

Exact synonyms: Basket Willow, Purple Osier, Purple Willow, Red Osier, Salix Purpurea
Group relationships: Genus Salix, Salix
Generic synonyms: Osier



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Literary usage of Red willow

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1. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1801)
"red willow. Willow beds, but not common. Osier holt between Maidenhead and Windsor, on the side of the river near Salisbury. T. April, May. ..."

2. Far Away and Long Ago by William Henry Hudson (1918)
"CHAPTER IV The Plantation Living with trees—Winter violets—The house is made habitable—red willow—Scissor-tail and carrion-hawk —Lombardy poplars—Black ..."

3. Far Away and Long Ago by William Henry Hudson (1918)
"... is made habitable—red willow—Scissor-tail and carrion-hawk —Lombardy poplars—Black acacia—Other trees—The foss or moat—Rats—A trial of strength with an ..."

4. Red Cloud, the Solitary Sioux: A Story of the Great Prairie by William Francis Butler (1882)
"Wherever the red willow grows, by margin of lake or shore of river, along the edge of swamp or thicket, there the tobacco pouch of the red man is easily ..."

5. The Practice of medicine on Thomsonian principles ... and a materia medica by John W. Comfort (1859)
"RED DOGWOOD—red willow. (Cornus Ser/cea.) THIS species of cornus is usually six or eight feet in height, with numerous erect stems, which are covered with a ..."

6. The Journal of American Folk-lore by American Folklore Society (1920)
"Raven met two men* who were wearing robes of red-willow bark. ... He went at night to steal the robes of the Red-Willow men, but found they were awake, ..."

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