Plant ID forum: ? Plant identification

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Name: Julie
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plantaholic
Dec 23, 2014 9:50 AM CST
Can anyone identify this corkscrew type branching plant that came in a floral arrangement. I stuck it in water after the flowers died & forgot about it. Several weeks later leaves started to appear.
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Name: Tiffany
Opp, AL (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Dec 23, 2014 1:22 PM CST
I'd start looking at willows, Salix. Weeping or corkscrew?
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Name: Greene
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greene
Dec 23, 2014 2:25 PM CST
Try Red Curly Willow/Salix matsudana ; it is used in the floral trade. Some is imported, some grown in the US.

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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Dec 23, 2014 7:12 PM CST
My first thought was one of the Corkscrew Willows too (Salix matsudana): http://garden.org/plants/search/text.php?q=Corkscrew+willow&...

Images of bare branches: https://www.google.com/search?q=corkscrew+willow&biw=1363&bi...
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Name: Julie
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plantaholic
Dec 23, 2014 9:30 PM CST
Thank You! to you all for the info Hurray!

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