Salix discolor
Pussy Pussy, n. [Dim. of puss.] 1. A pet name for a cat; also, an endearing name for a girl. [1913 Webster]

2. A catkin of the pussy willow. [1913 Webster]

3. The game of tipcat; -- also called {pussy cat}. [1913 Webster]

{Pussy willow} (Bot.), any kind of willow having large cylindrical catkins clothed with long glossy hairs, especially the American {Salix discolor}; -- called also {glaucous willow}, and {swamp willow}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Salix discolor — Taxobox color = lightgreen name = Salix discolor image width = 240px image caption = Shoot with leaves status = secure regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Malpighiales familia = Salicaceae genus = Salix species …   Wikipedia

  • Salix discolor — spalvingasis karklas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gluosninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Salix discolor), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Salix discolor angl. American pussy willow; pussy willow šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Salix discolor — ID 74174 Symbol Key SADI Common Name pussy willow Family Salicaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CO, CT, DE, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NH, NJ, NY, OH …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Salix discolor — noun small willow of eastern North America having greyish leaves and silky catkins that come before the leaves • Syn: ↑pussy willow • Hypernyms: ↑willow, ↑willow tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Salix, ↑genus Salix …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salix discolor Muhl. — Symbol SADI Common Name pussy willow Botanical Family Salicaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Salix discolor Muhl. var. eriocephala (Michx.) Andersson — Symbol SAER Synonym Symbol SADIE Botanical Family Salicaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Salix discolor Muhl. var. eriocephala (Michx.) Andersson — Symbol SAER Synonym Symbol SADIE Botanical Family Salicaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Salix discolor Muhl. var. latifolia Andersson — Symbol SACO10 Synonym Symbol SADIL Botanical Family Salicaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Salix discolor Muhl. var. overi C.R. Ball — Symbol SADI Synonym Symbol SADIO Botanical Family Salicaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Salix discolor Muhl. var. prinoides (Pursh) Andersson — Symbol SADI Synonym Symbol SADIP Botanical Family Salicaceae …   Scientific plant list

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