Calflora
Taxon  Report   6796    
Populus angustifolia  E. James
Narrow leaved cottonwood,  Narrowleaf cottonwood
Populus angustifolia
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Populus angustifolia
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Populus angustifolia, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Populus angustifolia
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Family: SALICACEAE  
Genus: Populus
Communities: Riparian forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Populus ×sennii
PLANTS: Populus balsamifera var. angustifolia
PLANTS: Populus canadensis var. angustifolia
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More information about  Populus angustifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (POAN3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 13, 2018).

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