weeping willow


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weeping willow

a hybrid willow tree, Salix alba × S. babylonica, known as S. alba var. tristis, having long hanging branches: widely planted for ornament

weeping willow

symbolizes grief at loss. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
See: Grief
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Walkers will discover what story an ancient oak or beech may tell, and why indeed the weeping willow weeps.
A close relative of the weeping willow is the pendulous Hankow willow (Salix matsudana).
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ages six and under) Crab Apple Black Cherry Red Oak Ginkgo White Oak Paper Birch Catalpa Redbud Weeping Willow Dogwood Hawthorn Sweet Gum Stag Horn Sumac Grey Birch Red Horse Chestnut Sugar Maple Green Ash (ages seven to twelve add these to the list above) Hemlock Box Elder Cottonwood Red Mulberry Chestnut Oak Serbian Spruce Purple Ash Slippery Elm Persimmon Juniper Silver Maple Japanese Maple Hickory Yellowwood Pecan Red Maple Hackberry Honeylocust
Crabapple Red Oak Red Mulberry Catalpa Weeping Willow Juniper Hemlock Ginkgo Silver Maple Redbud Dogwood Sweet Gum
Yellow Wood White Ash Catalpa Box Eider Weeping Willow Stag Horn Sumac Japanese Maple Serbian Spruce Hemlock Red Horse Chestnut Black Cherry Crabapple Red Oak White Oak Chestnut Oak Ginkgo Hawthorn Silver Maple Hickory Redbud Dogwood Honey Locust Sweetgum Hackberry Slippery Elm London Plane Red Mulberry Grey Birch Paper Birch Juniper
She was locked away in a tiny room and her tears fell like the leaves from a nearby weeping willow tree.
The price for any tree--Johnny Appleseed included--is $35, a reasonable sum, some would say, for bringing George Washington Carver's green ash, Napoleon's gravesite weeping willow, Thoreau's Walden Woods red maple or Susan B.
The author skillfully ties all the design elements into the story, imaginatively explaining the presence of the two doves, the maze border, the weeping willow tree, and the three figures on the bridge.
A weeping willow in Stokesley Cemetery by Ray Cook, Normanby