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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 tremuloides   FAMILY Salicaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Populus tremuloides   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Populus tremuloides

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Quaking Aspen


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image of Populus tremuloides, Quaking Aspen

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_potr5_001_lvd

        

image of Populus tremuloides, Quaking Aspen

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_potr5_010_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Populus tremuloides   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Populus tremuloides

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

 

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1143

Tree
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to North Carolina?

Rare

Habitat: Heath balds, rocky woodlands, exposed rock outcrops, clearings, floodplains, 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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