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Willows

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Willows were waterside trees that grew throughout Middle-earth. The most famous of these was the ancient tree known as Old Man Willow, on the banks of the Withywindle in the Old Forest.[1]

In Beleriand was the region Nan-tathren, a wooded vale which took its name from the pine trees that grew there.[2]

Names

The Sindarin name for "willow" is tathar.[3]

External links

Willow at Wikipedia

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Old Forest"
  2. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 384
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"