In the garden, the sallows were in bud already, for all they were standing in snow.
Go and search among the poplars, willows and sallows in the month of July.
A belt of sallows crowns the circular edge of the small crater.
In winter, we have shot them when beating the sallows and cane-brakes for woodcock.
Sallows there were in plenty in and about the great wood, but she wanted one all to herself; one fit for an imperial nursery.
It feeds on sallows, willows, and poplars, and may be found during July and August.
The immediate shores were also densely covered with the speckled alder, red osier, shrubby willows or sallows, and the like.
After hibernation it reappears as early as February, and visits the sallows as soon as the catkins open.
It seems that sallows are more hardy, than even willows and oziers, of which Columella takes as much care as of vines themselves.
It may be looked for in the spring months on the lichens affecting alders and sallows growing in fens and marshy places.