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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Populus grandidentata   FAMILY Salicaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Populus grandidentata   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Populus grandidentata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 051-02-001:
Populus grandidentata   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Populus grandidentata

 

COMMON NAME:
Bigtooth Aspen, Large-toothed Aspen


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image of Populus grandidentata, Bigtooth Aspen, Large-toothed Aspen

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_pogr4_001_lvd

        

image of Populus grandidentata, Bigtooth Aspen, Large-toothed Aspen

Ron Lance    rwl1141_a

September        

Leaves dark green above, grayish-green below, smooth, 3-4" x 3"; tips acute, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Populus grandidentata   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Populus grandidentata   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Populus grandidentata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 051-02-001:
Populus grandidentata   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Populus grandidentata

 

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1141

Tree
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: Dry, rocky, upland forests, old fields, forest edges, mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
Sepals absent
Petals absent
5-12 stamens
Superior ovary

Flowers in catkins, inflorescence pendulous

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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