Salix alba 'Tristis', Weeping Golden Willow

Size: tree, 50-70' average height at maturity

Buds: covered with a single scale, bright yellow, usually flattened, rounded at apex

Leaves: deciduous, alternate, 1.5-4" long, .25-.625" wide, simple, lanceolate, acuminate tip, serrulate, bright green above, glaucous and silky below

Twigs: bright yellow, slender, long, pendulous

Flowers: dioecious tree, upright catkins, 1.75-2.25"

Fruit: capsule with 2 valves and cottony seeds

Bark: yellow-brown to brown, corky ridges and furrows