Salix matsudana or (Chinese Willow) is a willow native to northeastern China. It does not grow naturally in Wisconsin. It is one of the first to bud in the spring and one of the last to give up its leaves in fall.
This Cork Screw Willow is holding tight to her Golden Mane but, she will soon lose those "Goldie Locks" because of the upcoming cold and wind.
Goldie Locks can be found by the St. Phillips Cemetery near Rolling Ground Wisconsin. This is the first Cork Screw Willow I have ever seen in my life.
When you arise in the morning, think of what a
precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think,
to enjoy, to love.
- Marcus Aurelius