Osier beds

Description (English)

Beds of Salix viminalis grown as high quality willows for basket work, and also cultivated beds of other species of willow (e.g. red osier – Salix rubra).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code SB-22

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Salix viminalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Salix viminalis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


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