arroyo willow


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Related to arroyo willow: red willow, Fremont cottonwood
  • noun

Synonyms for arroyo willow

shrubby willow of the western United States

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Southern riparian forest dominated by arroyo willows (Salix lasiolepis) and southern-willow scrub are two riparian ecosystems in southern California.
Both southern riparian forest dominated by arroyo willows and southern-willow scrub occur within a fire-prone matrix of chaparral and sage scrub (Keeley, 2006), and tolerance to periodic wildfires is critical to their long-term survival within these shrublands.
Little is known about the influence of wildfires on structural characteristics and resilience of both southern riparian forest dominated by arroyo willows and southern-willow scrub situated in riparian settings in southern California (Faber et al.
In our study, we contrast preburn and postburn structural and compositional characteristics of southern riparian forest dominated by arroyo willows and southern-willow scrub that occur in riparian settings in San Diego County, California.
Two plots within southern riparian forest dominated by arroyo willows and three plots within southern-willow scrub were sampled in spring 1999 and resampled in spring 2008.
Each sampling plot measured 25 by 25 m and was in the middle of a representative stand of southern riparian forest dominated by arroyo willows or scrub.
lasiolepis in plots within southern riparian forest dominated by arroyo willows increased from zero to ca.
lasiolepis in plots within southern riparian forest dominated by arroyo willows experienced no significant long-term decrease in height (Fig.
The pair's pensile nest was suspended in an arroyo willow from the crook of a Y-shaped horizontal branch.