bigtooth aspen - Salicaceae Populus grandidentata


Common Namebigtooth aspen
iTree CodePOGR4

Plant Form

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

Identification Description

Foliagedeltoid or broadly ovate in shape, leaf edges have large "teeth" (dentate) Leaf Type  Information Icon Simple
Barksmooth greenish or white bark when young, mature bark is thick and gray with large ridges and furrows
Budconical, imbricate green to red and gray Bud Arrangement Information Icon Alternate
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 zones pH LevelsSalt Tolerance
Min3a Min4.8 SoilModerate
Max6a Max6.3 SprayModerate

Shade ToleranceDrought ToleranceAllelopathy
Intolerant High Yes

Species Status

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