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|Family: Salicaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Populus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Populus alba L.
Habit: Tree < 20 m; crown wide. Stem: twigs, winter buds white-tomentose. Leaf: petiole 1/3--1/2 blade; blade 3--9 cm, 3--5-lobed, adaxially blue-green, glossy, abaxially white-tomentose, base +- truncate to +- cordate, tip acute, margin entire to toothed.
Ecology: Disturbed places near settlements; Elevation: 600--1800 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaR, GB, expected elsewhere; Distribution Outside California: native to central Europe, central Asia. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun Note: Persisting primarily by clonal root-sprouting.
eFlora Treatment Author: John O. Sawyer, Jr.
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Previous taxon: Populus
Next taxon: Populus angustifolia
Citation for this treatment: John O. Sawyer, Jr. 2017. Populus alba, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=39452, accessed on March 30, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 30, 2017.