Salix caprea x viminalis (S. x sericans)

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaSalicaceaeSalixSalix caprea x viminalis (S. x sericans)


A shrub or small tree which grows commonly with the parents in hedgerows, thickets and waste ground, and also as an obvious introduction in osier-beds and plantations. 0?460 m (Gildersdale, Cumberland).

World Distribution

Widespread in Europe.

Distribution information

JNCC Designations


PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.