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

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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bio3paiha

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January 26, 2015 01:14 PM MST

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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ryancun

Date

December 3, 2014

Description

Leaves alternate, deciduous, oval, margins finely round. Spade shaped with serrated edges.

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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amberlei

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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drew759

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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wenpei

Date

October 20, 2014

Description

Black Cottonwoods are common at UBNA and they are easy to identify.

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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bdarby

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October 15, 2014

Description

has different color on each size of the leaf. leaf looks like a round arrowhead

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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aelefson

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November 2, 2014

Description

Spade like leaves with a gray bark and catkin remnants.

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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jwong1

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December 3, 2014

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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hungrysam

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October 11, 2014

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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gabrielg

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November 30, 2014

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Black cotton wood leave on the brink of decomposing.

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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ryancaffey

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the past

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

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carolinesuttie

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December 7, 2014

Description

deciduous tree that tends to grown near water sources. small rounded leaves.

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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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