At Scotty's castle
on the slew
Santa Cruz County, Arizona, US
Part of the South Yuba River Citizens League(SYRCL) seed dispersal phenology study. This cottonwood is near the Parks Bar bridge and in the Yuba River goldfields full of the gravel and cobble debris from the old mining times prior to 1884.
Pofr 1 in the SSI phenology study, this male is flowering.
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.