Tree 3-4 meters tall growing in thicket, bottom side of leaves white, no fruit or flowers at the time of collection.
Very large, multi-trunked tree with smooth, white bark on upper limbs, changing to deeply fissured and brown towards base. Simple, green leaves have a silvery-white abaxial surface.
Spade shaped leaves, with minimal serration on the edges.
Somewhat flat petiole, bark grey green as I recall, certainly not white. Light underside of leaf but not extremely so.
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.