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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Like the tossing of water, young men would also lightly hit women on their legs with pussy willows to express their interest.
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8: In the North half-open pussy willows promise plenty of sap still to come, especially near new moon.
Nest of two tables PS400, Burlington sofa PS1500, Pussy Willow cushions PS40 each, Balmoral chest of g PS43 PS437 50, 50Before drawers PS437.
Elder bushes, pussy willow, hazel trees, all spread like clumps of silvery seaweed frozen still in their underwater swaying.
knees, Pussy willow, burdock, no danger there, Though in that absent
Pussy willow, fragrant wintersweet (Chimonanthus praecox) and lilac are great old-fashioned shrubs for ambiance and fragrance.
Though all flowers are beautiful, perhaps Pussy Willow sounds like the best option to go for on Mothering Sunday and Lime Blossom best saved for Valentine's Day
On New Year's Eve wander around the flower markets where locals shop for peach blossom, narcissi and pussy willow to decorate their homes.
Try these too: Spirea, flowering cherry and plum, witch hazel, pussy willow, flowering crab apple, winter jasmine and flowering quince.
SOFT, sensual and e - just like a geisha - are the silvery catkins hanging from the bare stems of the pussy willow or Salix caprea.
Contrast flower types - blend tall red amaryllis with branches of pussy willow.
The single-species assessment looked at willow species and cultivars, such as corkscrew willow (Salix matsudana "Tortuosa") known for its curly stems, the French pussy willow (Salix caprea) with red stems and flowers, and the black pussy willow (Salix melanostachys) with black flowers; all are used in the decorative floral industry (Dirr, 1983; Yoder and Moser, 1993).
Examples include ash, poplar, willow, cedar, juniper, cottonwood, mulberry, box elder, holly, yew, pussy willow, Chinese ginkgo and smoke tree.