Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Populus tremuloides Michx. image
Photographer: David Lee           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Derek Anderson

David Lee

David Lee

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Know Your Trees

Michael Clayton

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot
Family Salicaceae
Populus tremuloides Michx.
aspen, quaking aspen
Populus: Latin for "poplar," derivation obscure
tremuloides: like the quivering poplar
County distribution map- click for detailed distribution maps.
Detailed Distribution:
Town Range Maps
Google Dot Maps
Status: Native - potentially invasive
Plant: perennial tree 30'-40' tall with smooth, light greenish-gray bark darkening and furrowing with age; forming large clones
Flower: 1"-3" long hanging catkin
Leaf:dark green on top, light green below; roundish oval to kidney shaped; finely toothed
Habitat: moist; upland woods, streambanks, often on burned or cut-over areas
(Glossary)

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
All Populus list Ethnobotany Information Google- Images or Text

Flora of North America (off site)
Synonyms 
Populus aurea Tidestr.
Populus cercidiphylla Britton
Populus tremula L. subsp. tremuloides (Michx.) A.Löve & D.Löve
Populus tremuloides Michx. var. aurea (Tidestr.) Daniels
Populus tremuloides Michx. var. cercidiphylla (Britton) Sudw.
Populus tremuloides Michx. var. intermedia Vict.
Populus tremuloides Michx. var. magnifica Vict.
Populus tremuloides Michx. var. rhomboidea Vict.
Populus tremuloides Michx. var. vancouveriana (Trel.) Sarg.
Populus vancouveriana Trel.
Populus X polygonifolia F.G.Bernard

         
  Home
Faculty
Botany News/Events
Projects
Book We Recommend
Historical Botanists
Other Links
Botanical Club of Wisconsin (off site)
UW-Stevens Point Biology Dept.
 
Plants of Wisconsin
Vascular Plants
Bryophytes
Ethnobotany
Natural Communities
Botany News/Events
Other Links
Lichens (off site)   
Tom Volk's Fungi (off site)
Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
                          Vascular Plants
Browse by Identification Guides
Family Wildflowers
Genus Trees
Common Names Shrubs
Search by Vines
Names Aquatic-Semi aquatic
Specimens Ferns - Fern Allies
Blooming Times Grasses, Sedges, or Rushes
County & Status Other Resources  
Town Range Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
  WI Checklist & CofC Values
Bryophytes
Browse by:
Common Name
Genus
Search by:
County
 Name
Copyright © 2012 Permissions Contact Us Web Map