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    • Populus
  • English
    • Cottonwoods
    • Cottonwoods, Poplars, and Aspens
  • Spanish
    • Álamos

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Cottonwood Populus deltoides

Observer

mccabelandon7

Date

September 19, 2014 11:32 AM MDT

Description

Large tree with alternating leaves. Leaves very triangular on shape with small serrations.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mshava

Date

September 11, 2014

Description

This Tree stands around 60 feet in height.
Canopy of the tree is located high within the tree and forming a balloon shape.
Diameter of the trunk seems to be around 2 feet in length.
Surface of the bark is rough and thick while displaying a light-grey color.
The leaves of this tree are green and smooth within the surface.
Leaves are deltoid in shape and have teeth like edges.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

populus deltoides (cottonwood) Populus deltoides

Observer

singhghazal6

Date

September 14, 2014 05:43 PM MDT

Description

tree-single stem. height: 10ft. width: 8 in
leaf: green, circular with a point on top

Photos / Sounds

What

Populus deltoides (cottonwood) Populus deltoides

Observer

harrismitchell4

Date

September 30, 2014 12:00 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

peacockjamieson1

Date

September 24, 2014

Place

University of Lethbridge (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

guisauco

Date

September 29, 2014 11:53 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

hakinabbey2

Date

the past

Description

Family : Salicaceae
Genus : Populus
Species : deltoids

More commonly known as the Cottonwood tree, there was one located in region five (east side of neuroscience building). This tree stood approximately 20 meters tall and occupied approximately 1% of the total region. This large tree's bark is silvery grey in colour and was deeply fissured: suggesting that this tree is mature. The leaves are large, dark green, glossy, deltoid (triangular shaped) and are coarsely toothed.

Photos / Sounds

What

Trembling Aspen Populus tremuloides

Observer

pillingshane1

Date

September 23, 2014

Description

-25 feet tall
-7 feet wide
-Small, round leaves
-Alternating leaf pattern
-white bark
-Angiosperm

Photos / Sounds

What

Trembling Aspen (Populus tremuloides) Populus tremuloides

Observer

jonkasperski

Date

the past

Description

Tall slender trunk, with smooth pale bark, scarred with black marks. The leaves are a glossy dark green

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

charlie

Date

September 28, 2014 03:27 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

narrow-leaved cottonwood Populus angustifolia

Observer

jonkasperski

Date

the past

Description

The tree has a slim profile. It yellowish green lanceolate leaves with scalloped margins. Catkins are fluffy and white.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fremont Cottonwood Populus fremontii

Observer

justin2

Date

September 28, 2014 12:08 PM PDT

Description

Fremont cottonwood

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Description from Wikipedia

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.

No range data available.