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  • Scientific Names
    • Populus trichocarpa
    • Populus balsamifera trichocarpa
  • English
    • black cottonwood
    • Western Balsam Poplar

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Recent observations

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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mikeliu

Date

October 29, 2016 06:13 PM PDT

Description

And there was yellow and stinky sap on the buds when I touched it.

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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maddyholup

Date

November 30, 2016 01:33 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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cameronfleming

Date

November 30, 2016 10:52 AM PST

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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jaise

Date

October 19, 2016

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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jgarwood

Date

November 20, 2016 01:29 PM PST

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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webbj6

Date

November 15, 2016 03:47 PM PST

Description

Large tree (30-40 m tall). Leaves looked tear-dropped shaped and were turning yellow. Bark deeply furrowed and grey.

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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cedric_lee

Date

November 12, 2016 11:18 AM PST

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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bizz1288

Date

October 23, 2016

Description

Dark grey/black. furrowed bark. Very tall trees. Leaves are turning yellow with fall. Leaves have cordate shapes and have entire margins. Alternate leaf arrangement. Growing in wet soil in the swamp demonstrating their high tolerance for moisture.

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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garyg

Date

October 8, 2016 03:33 PM PDT

Description

Alongside Fall Ck

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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maggie36

Date

October 26, 2016 04:23 PM PDT

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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kylebosch

Date

October 25, 2016 03:54 PM PDT

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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carita

Date

October 22, 2016 04:15 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Populus trichocarpa (black cottonwood; also known as western balsam poplar or California poplar) is a deciduous broadleaf tree species native to western North America. It is used for timber, and is notable as a model organism in plant biology. Its full genome sequence was published in 2006. It is the first tree species to be sequenced.

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