Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1143

Tree
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in 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
10 or more stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers in catkins, inflorescence pendulous

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Populus tremuloides   FAMILY Salicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Quaking Aspen


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image of Populus tremuloides

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

        

image of Populus tremuloides

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