Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1141

Tree
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Common (rare south of VA)

Look for it in dry, rocky, upland forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Populus grandidentata   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 051-02-001:
Populus grandidentata   FAMILY Salicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Bigtooth Aspen, Large-toothed Aspen