pussy willow

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Synonyms for pussy willow

small willow of eastern North America having greyish leaves and silky catkins that come before the leaves

much-branched Old World willow having large catkins and relatively large broad leaves

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Let's catch in our palms What's been scattered - Like pussywillow pollen in the breeze, And warm it in our guilty breaths: This twosome of ours.
I'm getting ready to clip some trash-picked pussywillow bushes with my trash-picked pruners to put in a lovely trash-picked vase of which I have four different styles to choose from--all trash-picked from city recycling bins.
EVEN though it's still cold, the snowdrops are peeping through and the pussywillow is emerging in its little furry buds.
Depending on what's in your garden, you might also try fothergilla, pussywillow, crabapple, and hawthorn.