Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia)
[ Trees > Hardwoods > Poplars . . . ] Forest Type: Western Riverine
by Michael Kuo
Habitat: Lining western rivers in fairly pure stands; growing quickly.
Stature: 50-70 feet high; to 2 feet in diameter; gracefully vase-shaped; branches slender.
Leaves: Skinny and pointed; 2-4 inches long; bright yellowish green above, pale below; with tiny teeth; thin; firm; stems short, flattened on upper side.
Bark: To 1 inch thick; pale and smooth when young, becoming brownish and furrowed from the base upwards with maturity.
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Kuo, M. (2003, August). Narrowleaf cottonwood (Populus angustifolia). Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/trees/populus_angustifolia.html