Sandbar willow is a small shrub commonly found along lakeshores and wetland areas. The Sandbar willow has a low growth height, a high flood tolerance, and high stem density making it ideal for streambank stabilization.
Wildlife Food & Cover:Good cover for birds and small animals, particularly nesting, perching, loafing. Hoofed browsers may feed on leaves and twigs.
Flowers: Fuzzy yellowish-white catkins on new leafy branches in spring
Fruit: Brown and white capsule, seed attached to cottony hair
Ecosystem: Alder Swamp, Willow Swamp
Product Size at Purchase: 12-18"
Product Size at Maturity: 8-20'