Jeff Mitton: Willow stems in spring

Published: March 28, 2017
Ruddy willows in a snow field welcome the oncoming spring.

I this issue of Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine EBIO professor Jeff Mitton explores the causes and variety of willow stem colors in the spring, as well as why they appear to grow small pine cones on their stems. Expand your knowledge of these Colorado trees and shrubs of many hues.