The Verve - Weeping Willow (VIDEO)

FAN-MADE VIDEO - Nicolás Pérez Gatti "Weeping Willow" - song by THE VERVE (Virgin Records) ---- When morning breaks We hide our eyes and our love's aching Nothing's strange It was in...

My Golden Weeping Willow—Finding Grounding In The Spectacular Ordinary - Mountain Journal

When I worked at the Bridger-Teton National Forest in the late 1980s, my office window faced south, toward Snow King and the mountains to the east of Jackson. A mature golden willow spread its shade across the lawn next to the building, and during the summer it was hard to see past it. When the tree was bare of leaves, which meant for about six months of the year, I looked through its...


  1. Willows are very cross-compatible, and numerous hybrids occur, both naturally and in cultivation. A well-known ornamental example is the weeping willow (Salix × sepulcralis), which is a hybrid of Peking willow (Salix babylonica) from China and white willow from Europe.. The hybrid cultivar 'Boydii' has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
  2. The weeping willow is probably the best known of the weeping trees, with gracefully arching stems that dangle delicately and shiver in the breeze.They make a great focal point in landscaping and add an elegant touch to a yard. The leaves of Salix babylonica are lance-shaped and grow three to six inches long; they turn yellow in the fall before dropping.
  3. Weeping willow is an ornamental tree (Salix babylonica and related hybrids) . Weeping willow or Weeping Willows may also refer to:
  4. Fast Growth and Classic Grace. Sweeping, low branches and a familiar, falling canopy. The Weeping Willow is a favorite among tree lovers for its dramatic appearance and rounded, weeping shape. Plus, it's perfect for those looking for character and classic looks, adding value to their property.The Weeping Willow is an excellent shade tree
  5. The weeping willow is dramatic both in appearance and history. Few trees add as much grace to the landscape. Early in the history of interstate commerce, cuttings from this popular species were carried along the trade routes from China.
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The only tree reference book I have suggests this should be Salix x Chrysocoma, Golden Weeping Willow. Certainly shines in low winter light.
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With a mix of my textures
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I could not get a decent shot today. Sigh, I'm having photographer's block. As well as writer's block.
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