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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Populus deltoides ssp. monilifera   FAMILY Salicaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Populus deltoides ssp. monilifera   FAMILY Salicaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular flora of Illinois (Mohlenbrock, 2014)
Populus deltoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Populus deltoides var. occidentalis

 

COMMON NAME:
Plains Cottonwood, Texas Cottonwood


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image of Populus deltoides ssp. monilifera, Plains Cottonwood, Texas Cottonwood

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_posa8_001_lvd

        

image of Populus deltoides ssp. monilifera, Plains Cottonwood, Texas Cottonwood

Ron Lance    rwl20211227_105153

Month Unknown    Dallas County?    TX

The sewer line that's about to be encircled is 2 feet in diameter...

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Populus deltoides ssp. monilifera   FAMILY Salicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Populus deltoides ssp. monilifera   FAMILY Salicaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular flora of Illinois (Mohlenbrock, 2014)
Populus deltoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Populus deltoides var. occidentalis

 

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4495

Tree
Perennial
Dioecious

Native: Midwest US

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in bottomland forests, swamps, marshes, moist disturbed area, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
Sepals absent
Petals absent
(30)40-80 stamens
Superior ovary

Flowers in catkins, inflorescence pendulous

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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