Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1142

Tree
Perennial
Dioecious

Non-native: southern Europe
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in disturbed suburban areas, per Weakley's Flora

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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 nigra   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Populus nigra   FAMILY Salicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
European Black Poplar, Lombardy Poplar, Black Poplar