Deciduous id. 4

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    Salix alba 'Tristis'

    Golden Weeping Willow

    Zone 2

    Yellow twigs especially in feb.-march, fast growing, brittle, like cool and moist, landscape habit, large background specimin for habit tree. Grows 50-70' tall and 40-50' wide.
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    Salix matsudana 'Navajo'

    Navajo Willow

    Zone 5

    Grows in the SW, ball shaped, dry winters kills them, like a hotter climate, bright green coloring. Grows 20-30' high and wide.
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    Salix matsudana 'Tortuosa'

    Corkscrew Willow

    Zone 5

    Leaves twisted, best winter show, corkscrew branches, yellow trunk/bark, winter specimin for the twisting trunks. Grows 20-30' high and wide.
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    Salix purpurea

    Arctic Willow

    Zone 3

    Purple stems, blueish grey cast to leaves. Grows 8-10' high and wide.
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    Salix integra 'Hakuro Nishiki'

    Nishiki Willow

    Zone 4

    Varigated willow, new growth has pink to white varigation. Grows 4-6' high and wide.
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    Salix discolor

    Pussy willow

    Zone 4

    Undulating, leaf margin, fuzzy pubescence, known for catkins, short squatty and fuzzy catkins- comes in early spring, specimin for spring flower, greyish bark.
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    Salix caprea 'Pendula'

    Weeping Pussy Willow

    Zone 4

    Just like discolor but has weeping habit, sometimes grafted on a standard for an umbrella shape. better show of the catkin, which are in pinkish tones at first, dark brown bark. Grows 6' high and wide.
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    Cornus alba 'Varigata'

    Varigated Dogwood

    Zone 2

    Bush, varigated leaf-green and white some green and yellow varieties, red twigs, very popular in low light areas. Grows 5-6' high and wide.
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    Cornus florida

    Flowering Dogwood

    Zone 5

    Has flowers that has bracts, dimples on the bract, bract comes in white, pink, and red; needs acidity and humidity, spring bloom, scaley bark, bright fall red color, bud comes in buscuit shape. Grows 15-20' high and wide.
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    Cornus kousa

    Kousa Dogwood

    Zone 5

    Blooms 2 wks after Flowering Dogwood, white flower bloom on top, no dimple, budĀ  is a hershey kiss shaped, fruit is edible and comes on late summer-fall, red berries, flakey bark. Grows 20-30' high and wide.
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    Cornus sericea

    Redosier Dogwood

    Zone 2

    Same as kousa dogwood, red twigs. Grows 20-30' high and wide.
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    Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea'

    Yellow Twig Dogwood

    Zone 2

    Yellow twigs, late fall to winter through early spring is yellow, smooth margin, heavy venation, umbrella cluster of flower, round berries the sz. of a pinky nail. Grows 8-12' high and wide.
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    Symphoricarpos albus


    Zone 3

    White berries, tolerant of low light, twiggy shrub, berry late summer- winter, large berry size pinky to thumb sized, small pinkish white flower, yellow fall color. Grows 3' high and 3-6' wide.
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    Symphoricarpus x chenaultii


    Zone 4

    pinkish berry- same as snowberry and red snowberry just with whitish pink berry clusters. Grows 2-3' high and 6' wide.
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    Symphoricarpus orbiculatus

    Red Snowberry

    Zone 2

    Red berry, same as snowberry and coralberry just with red berry clusters. Grows 3-5' high and 6-8' wide.
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    Diospyros kaki

    Japanese Persimmon

    Zone 7

    Orange tomatoish looking fruit, edible landscape, tomato sized kind of plum shaped and plumish skin, peach texture, tastes atringent-dries mouth out, (used in cooking) fall fruit, fruit has 4 protective flower scales, lrg. glossy leaves. Grows 20-30' high and wide.
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    Actinidia kolomikta

    Silver Kiwi Vine/Arctic Beauty Kiwi

    Zone 3

    Vine, twining, mutates with random varigation in white or pink, that is sporatic, produces fruit that is edible, tiny, male and female flower- need both to get fruit. Grows 15-20' long.
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    Parthenocissus quinqueflolia

    Virginia Creeper

    Zone 4

    5 leaflets, tendril vine, suction cups on vine, not edible grapeish fruit, angleman ivy, red fall color. Grows 30-40' long.
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    Parthenocissus tricuspidata

    Boston Ivy

    Zone 4

    Tendril vine, suction cups, three lobes (duck feet looking) leaf, ivy league school ivy, non-edible grape looking fruit. Grows 50-70' long.
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Deciduous id. 4
2012-07-13 00:31:34
Deciduous identification

a continuation of deciduous id. 1-3
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