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|Family: Salicaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Populus tremuloides Michx.
Habit: Tree < 15 m; crown slender; highly clonal. Stem: twigs green-white, glabrous; winter buds shiny. Leaf: petiole 2/3 to = blade, laterally compressed; blade 2--4(7) cm, widely ovate to +- round, glabrous, adaxially green, abaxially glaucous, base rounded to cordate, tip tapered, margin finely crenate to serrate. Chromosomes: 2n=38.
Ecology: Streamsides, moist openings, slopes in montane, subalpine forest, woodland, sagebrush steppe; Elevation: 900--3150 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoRH, CaR, SNH, SnBr, GB; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, eastern North America, Mexico. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: John O. Sawyer, Jr.
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Populus nigra
Next taxon: Populus trichocarpa
Citation for this treatment: John O. Sawyer, Jr. 2016. Populus tremuloides, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=39509, accessed on February 12, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 12, 2016.