OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Populus ×jackii   FAMILY Salicaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Populus ×jackii [balsamifera × deltoides]   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 051-02-004:
Populus candicans   FAMILY Salicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Balm-of-Gilead


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image of Populus ×jackii, Balm-of-Gilead

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_poca33_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Populus ×jackii   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Populus ×jackii [balsamifera × deltoides]   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 051-02-004:
Populus candicans   FAMILY Salicaceae

 

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1139

Tree
Perennial
Dioecious

Cultivar of uncertain origin

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare or locally abundant, spread from cultivation

Look for it in bottomlands, riverbanks, streambanks, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
Sepals absent
Petals absent
10 or more stamens
Superior ovary

Flowers in catkins, inflorescence pendulous

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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