|Seep Willow (Baccharis salicifolia)|
DESCRIPTION: 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).