Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Populus nigra L. cv. Italica image
Photographer: Michael Clayton           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Salicaceae
Populus nigra L. cv. Italica
black poplar, Lombardy poplar
Populus: Latin for "poplar," derivation obscure
nigra: Latin for "black"
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Status: Introduced - locally established
Plant: perennial tree to 60' tall with dark, furrowed bark; very narrow crown; almost vertical branches from near the base of trunk
Flower: 2"-3" long hanging catkin
Leaf:hairy when young, finely toothed, triangular-oval shape
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Populus dilatata Aiton
Populus italica (Du Roi) Moench
Populus nigra L. var. italica Du Roi

         
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