Definition of Creeping willow
1. Noun. Small trailing bush of Europe and Asia having straggling branches with silky green leaves of which several varieties are cultivated.
Group relationships: Genus Salix, Salix
Generic synonyms: Willow, Willow Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Creeping Willow
Literary usage of Creeping willow
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Manual of Botany for North America: Containing Generic and Specific by Amos Eaton (1836)
"... \V. (2) (creeping willow. J. ь.) creeping: leaves lance-oval, entire, acute, glabrous, somewhat silky beneath: stipules none: a- ments precede the ..."
2. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and by Philip Miller (1754)
"Raii Syn. The yellow dwarf Willow. 16. SALIX Alpina, alni rotundo folio, repem. Bocc. Muf. Mountain creeping Willow, with a ..."