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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Populus nigra   FAMILY Salicaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Populus nigra   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Populus nigra

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Populus italica

 

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


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image of Populus nigra, European Black Poplar, Lombardy Poplar, Black Poplar

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_poni_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Populus nigra   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Populus nigra   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Populus nigra

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Populus italica

 

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1142

Tree
Perennial
Dioecious

Non-native: southern Europe

Waif(s)

Habitat: Disturbed suburban areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
Sepals absent
Petals absent
(15)20-30 stamens
Superior ovary

Flowers in catkins, inflorescence pendulous

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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