Leaves but little or not at all heart-shaped; stipules linear-lanceolate.
Most Willows show the stipules on the young luxuriant growths.
Even if the stipules have dropped off, the small scars remain.
The presence and character of the stipules should always be noted.
Its stipules are large, narrow-oval in form, with an arrow-shaped base.
The leaves are simple, cordate, opposite to each other, and furnished with stipules.
I may here be asked what are stipules, and in what do they differ from leaves?
The leaves are furnished with stipules, and the flowers spring from the axils of the leaves.
Now, a leaf cannot have more than two stipules, one on each side.
The presence and the size and color of stipules are often important enough to record.