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Definition of catkin

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Definition as written by Linnea:

A male flower producing only pollen usually appears in early spring, before most insect pollinators are active, forcing plants to rely on wind pollination (e.g., pussy willows produce catkins.)

Definition as written by Floridian:

A slender, spikelike, sometimes drooping flower cluster.

Definition as written by htop:

Droopy and caterpillar shaped flowers.

Definition as written by melody:

Catkins on a willow tree

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Definition as written by melody:

Catkins on a poplar tree

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