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1 Using Context Clues The Willow Tree

2 The Willow Tree The Willow tree is a large family of trees and shrubs that grow along streams and in other moist places. The black willow is native to Wisconsin and the weeping and crack willows are exotics brought into Wisconsin from somewhere else. Here's how to identify willows by their leaves and twigs:

3 The Willow Tree The Willow tree is a large family of trees and shrubs that grow along streams and in other moist places. The black willow is native to Wisconsin and the weeping and crack willows are exotics brought into Wisconsin from somewhere else. Here's how to identify willows by their leaves and twigs:

4 The Willow Tree The Willow tree is a large family of trees and shrubs that grow along streams and in other moist places. The black willow is native to Wisconsin and the weeping and crack willows are exotics brought into Wisconsin from somewhere else. Here's how to identify willows by their leaves and twigs:

5 The Willow Tree The Willow tree is a large family of trees and shrubs that grow along streams and in other moist places. The black willow is native to Wisconsin and the weeping and crack willows are exotics brought into Wisconsin from somewhere else. Here's how to identify willows by their leaves and twigs:

6 The Willow Tree The Willow tree is a large family of trees and shrubs that grow along streams and in other moist places. The black willow is native to Wisconsin and the weeping and crack willows are exotics brought into Wisconsin from somewhere else. Here's how to identify willows by their leaves and twigs:

7 The Willow Tree The Willow tree is a large family of trees and shrubs that grow along streams and in other moist places. The black willow is native to Wisconsin and the weeping and crack willows are exotics brought into Wisconsin from somewhere else. Ex-o-tics

8 The Size of Willow Trees Willows grow feet high with a diameter of 6-25 inches around. The black willow grows an average of feet high and might only grow as a shrub with a short trunk and spreading branches. Here's how to identify willows by their leaves and twigs:

9 The Size of Willow Trees Willows grow feet high with a diameter of 6-25 inches around. The black willow grows an average of feet high and might only grow as a shrub with a short trunk and spreading branches. Here's how to identify willows by their leaves and twigs:

10 The Size of Willow Trees Willows grow feet high with a diameter of 6-25 inches around. The black willow grows an average of feet high and might only grow as a shrub with a short trunk and spreading branches. Here's how to identify willows by their leaves and twigs: Do you recognize any part of this word?

11 Peach-Tree Willow Peach-tree willow leaves are long, narrow, greenish-yellow with whitish undersides that grow on long, slender, somewhat twisted stems with branches that droop. Do you recognize any part of this word?

12 White and Crack Willow Leaves are large with a saw-toothed shape. Twigs break easily from the branches.

13 Pussy Willow Leaves are narrow with widely spaced teeth, rounded, dark green atop with a whitish bloom below.

14 Pussy Willow Leaves are narrow with widely spaced teeth, rounded, dark green atop with a whitish bloom below. This clue is an antonym, or opposite.

15 Pussy Willow Leaves are narrow with widely spaced teeth, rounded, dark green atop with a whitish bloom below.

16 Weeping Willow Leaves are whitened or pale beneath, long branches hang down towards the ground.

17 Weeping Willow Leaves are whitened or pale beneath, long branches hang down towards the ground. The missing word is followed by a definition.

18 Weeping Willow Leaves are whitened or pale beneath, long branches hang down towards the ground.

19 Willow Bark The bark is thick, rough, and flaky with dark brown to grey coloration on large trees. The context clue comes before this missing word.

20 Willow Bark The bark is thick, rough, and flaky with dark brown to grey coloration on large trees. If you are still not sure of the word, look at the chunks in the word. Do you see a smaller word that you recognize?

21 Wood Use Wood from willows is light brown, soft, weak, flexible, coarse-grained. It has thin whitish sapwood. Wood is used for fuel, erosion control, basket-making, landscape plantings, windbreaks, and charcoal.


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