small round circular leafs often with a pointed on the ends. the seeds are at the end of each twig and along some areas along the twig. the seeds are not bunched and alternate on the side of the twig they grow out of
small circular leafs that are pointed at the ends. has its seeds bunched where the leaf's stems leave the branches.
Although hearing the leaves "tremble" atop this aspen is not the most unique attribute of this tree.If you taste it, (yes, bite the tree) you will encounter a bitter flavor as a result of quinine. Quinine is an alkaloid which has fever and pain reducing properties. When you think "aspen", think "aspirin".
This tree has a tall, dark grey bark with deep fissures. Its leaves are triangular, coarsely toothed and have flattened stems. It is a deciduous tree. The tree's crown is pyramidal -although not sharply so, with the lower branches spreading over a wide area. This specie is relatively dense in the area observed.
Populus is a genus of 25–35 species of deciduous flowering plants in the family Salicaceae, native to most of the Northern Hemisphere. English names variously applied to different species include poplar /ˈpɒp.lər/, aspen, and cottonwood.