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Physical Setting
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Tucson Plants
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PlantsNative TreesNative ShrubsNative CactusesWildflowersOther Plants
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Seep Willow (Baccharis salicifolia)
seep willowDESCRIPTION: Also called B. glutinosa.Shrub to 12'. Males and females on separate plants. Flowers white, in clusters. Leaves simple, toothed, lance-shaped, shiny, sticky, dark green, to 6" long. Compositae (Sunflower) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers bloom in summer. As the name suggests, the seep willow occurs in wet areas, but the name is deceptive in that the seep willow is not really a willow (Salicaceae).

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