Taxon  Report   6796 
Populus angustifolia  E. James
Narrow leaved cottonwood,  Narrowleaf cottonwood
Populus angustifolia
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Populus angustifolia
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Populus angustifolia, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California and 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
Genus: Populus
Riparian forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Populus ×sennii
PLANTS: Populus balsamifera var. angustifolia
PLANTS: Populus canadensis var. angustifolia
PLANTS: Populus fortissima
PLANTS: Populus salicifolia
PLANTS: Populus tweedyi
More information about  Populus angustifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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:   (Accessed: Apr 26, 2018).

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