Hookers Willow, also commonly known as dune willow is a petite deciduous tree which has an overall rounded appearance with stout and stiff branches. Its overall size remains small, with mature trees reaching only 15-20 feet in height. It is native to the West Coast of North America including Alaska, British Columbia, Oregon and California as well as parts of Siberia. In its native habitat, it is usually found within a few miles of the Pacific Ocean. Its leaves are soft and hairy to the touch, with branches that yield long catkins in the spring which mature into clusters of bright yellow flowers. In its native range, the tree is hardy, tolerating ocean spray with ease and growing in a wide range of soil conditions, which also include sand dunes due to its strong roots. In the wild, Hooker's Willow trees are most commonly found within a few miles of the salt water coastal range. It grows native to moist areas, such as beach fronts, river and creek beds as well as low-lying canyons.
The Hookers Willow is tolerant to different soil types. It prefers wet soil conditions but it is tolerant of moist soils. It is adaptable to areas of seasonal flooding. It prefers areas with full sun exposure but can tolerate partial shade conditions.
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