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    • Populus trichocarpa
    • Populus balsamifera trichocarpa
  • English
    • black cottonwood

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Recent observations

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What

black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

Observer

kowen2000

Date

July 1, 2014

Description

ID by Ken Owen (Channel Islands Restoration) and Steve Junak (Santa Barbara Botanic Garden)

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What

black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

Observer

danielgeorge

Date

July 4, 2014 04:14 PM PDT

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What

black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

Observer

faerthen

Date

July 3, 2014 06:03 PM PDT

Description

More tree-like than shrub-like. Petioles not flattened as in P. tremuloides.

The leaves of a lot of young cottonwood trees we've observed lately are shaped like this--they seem to become more triangular as the tree increases in size.

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What

black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

Observer

dpom

Date

June 24, 2014 07:39 AM PDT

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What

black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

Observer

finatic

Date

May 19, 2014 09:30 AM PDT

Description

Trinity County, California, US

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Square

What

Populus balsamifera trichocarpa Populus trichocarpa

Observer

i_onslocanlake

Date

May 15, 2014 05:17 PM PDT

Description

Cottonwood forest and Bald Eagle perch at confluence Bonanza Ck and Slocan Lake

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What

black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa) Populus trichocarpa

Observer

romerm92

Date

May 13, 2014

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What

black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

Observer

msmith89

Date

April 12, 2014

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What

black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

Observer

slane008

Date

May 5, 2014

Description

Old and large tree near the lake in the picnic area of the park

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Square

Observer

eco-chic

Date

April 30, 2014

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Square

What

black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

Observer

rhiaj

Date

June 10, 2014

Place

bridle trails state park (Google, OSM)

Description

Picture of seeds (western redcedar in background)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

Observer

alexivy

Date

May 27, 2014

Place

Union Bay Natural Area (Google, OSM)
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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.

No range data available.