Arctic willow



noun
a low-growing shrub, Salix arctica, of the tundra
Historical Examples

Near by a flock of ptarmigan fed upon the buds of a clump of arctic willow that was dwarfed almost out of existence.
The Rocky Mountain Wonderland Enos A. Mills

The ice hare lives on the bark and twigs of the arctic willow and the dry moss and stubble of the desolate regions it inhabits.
Harper’s Young People, January 27, 1880 Various

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