willow seeds

willow seeds

taken in water, produce only sons. [Western Folklore: Boland, 11]
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Now with the Lower Owens being flooded each spring and transporting cottonwood and willow seeds, Hill and other ecologists will keep an eye out for a shady canopy of trees hovering above the mild current of a new river.
Some willow seeds will only germinate for a period of several days, while in 1995 a lotus seed germinated after 1,300 years.