Scientific Name: Populus tremuloides Form: Oval - vertical, Round
Common Name:trembling aspen , white poplar Texture:Medium
Family Name:SalicaceaeHabit: Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):15 - 22m x 7 - 10m
Origin: North America Hardiness Zone:Zone 1: (below -46 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Ovate, Deltoid, Orbicular, Crenate
Flowers: Catkin (ament), Red, Silver, Mar- Apr
Fruit: Capsule, White, Jun
Exposure: Full sun
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Landscape Uses: Wind break
Key ID Features:Leaves on mature trees are nearly round, 4-8 x 3-7 cm long, petiole flattened (larger and more triangular on young trees and suckers); catkins 4-6 cm long, early spring before leaves appear; fruit 10 cm long pendulous string of 6 mm wide capsules, each containing about 10 minute seeds embedded in cottony fluff for wind dispersal in early summer.