Salix caprea

Willow - also known as Sallows. Grows well in Ireland. The climate here is perfect for this fast growing plant. It thrives along wet areas such as riverbanks bogs or marshes. There are about five native willows. The one shown here is Goat Willow Salix caprea. The flower is beautiful when viewed closely. Photographed at Greaghnafarna Co. Leitrim.

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