bigtooth aspen - Salicaceae Populus grandidentata

Taxonomy

FamilySalicaceae
GenusPopulus
Speciesgrandidentata
Common Namebigtooth aspen
iTree CodePOGR4

Plant Form

FormTall and slender deciduous tree growing upwards of 100' in height.
Height0 feet
Spread0 feet
DeciduousYes

Identification Description

Foliagedeltoid or broadly ovate in shape, leaf edges have large "teeth" (dentate)Leaf Type Information IconSimple
Needles0
Barksmooth greenish or white bark when young, mature bark is thick and gray with large ridges and furrows
Budconical, imbricate green to red and grayBud Arrangement Information IconAlternate
Twigbrown, reddish brown, gray, pubescent when young
Flowermale and female flowers on separate trees (dioecious); both male and female flowers form on pendulous catkins
Fruittwo valved ovoid capsule
Fall Coloryellow

Site Characteristics

USDA Zones   info for zonespH LevelsSalt Tolerance
Min3aMin4.8SoilModerate
Max6aMax6.3SprayModerate

Shade ToleranceDrought ToleranceAllelopathy
IntolerantHighYes

Species Status

Nebraska Native
U.S. NativeYes Check
Region of OriginNorth America
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