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Your basket, made of coiled willow, does appear to date from circa 1905, and most likely was made by a member of the Pomo tribe in central California.
The river supports a lush riparian habitat and cottonwood-willow forest — a vital stopping point for many migratory birds.
Imagine the backwoods of Arkansas, midsummer, bank crowded with cottonwoods, willows bowing to the muddy water, fish are jumping, cotton is high.
The beetle will infest various common trees including all species of maple, buckeye, willow, and elm.
Ready for dinner at the U.S. Coast Guard Station off Whiskey Island, or next to the spreading willow at Edgewater Park?
In the 1920s, the Japanese art collector Kōjirō Matsukata bought a sprawling Monet painting depicting water lilies and willow trees.
Between March and May, the willow is sorted by variety and size and left to dry.
There is good base snow that covers most of the willows.
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Origin and Etymology of willow
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of willow for English Language Learners
: a tree that has long, narrow leaves and strong, thin branches that are used to make baskets
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