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cottonwood:

see willowwillow,
common name for some members of the Salicaceae, a family of deciduous trees and shrubs of worldwide distribution, especially abundant from north temperate to arctic areas.
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cottonwood

cottonwood

Tall tree, to 150 ft. Name derived from seeds having cottony parachutes. Bark contains salicylin- the same natural aspirin found in willow trees. Inner bark tea used for overall health and well-being.

cottonwood

[′kät·ən‚wu̇d]
(botany)
Any of several poplar trees (Populus) having hairy, encapsulated fruit.
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