Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Populus grandidentata Michx. image
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Family Salicaceae
Populus grandidentata Michx.
big-tooth aspen, large-toothed aspen
Populus: Latin for "poplar," derivation obscure
grandidentata: large-toothed
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Status: Native - potentially invasive
Plant: perennial tree with greenish-gray bark that darkens and furrows with time
Flower: 2"-3" long, hanging catkin
Leaf:hairy when young becoming dark green on top and pale beneath; roundish to kidney-shaped; large teeth
Habitat: moist; streambanks, upland woods, often in burned or cut-over areas

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Populus grandidentata Michx. var. angustata Vict.
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Populus grandidentata Michx. var. subcordata Vict.

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