Species Profiles: Get to Know Your Greenway

Species Profile: Get to Know the Coyote Willow

Coyote willow (Salix exigua) is a native shrub usually found growing by water, like the South Platte River! It can be identified by its reddish brown branches and narrow, silvery-green leaves that grow between 2 to 5 inches in length....read more here.


Species Profiles are written by SPREE staffer Rachel Steel. Each month Rachel features a different plant or animal that can be found in parks along the South Platte River and its tributaries.