Taxon  Report   6799 
Populus tremuloides  Michx.
Quaking aspen
Populus tremuloides
© 2008 John Dittes
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Populus tremuloides
© 2002 Timothy D. Ives
Populus tremuloides
© 2016 Keir Morse
Populus tremuloides, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Populus tremuloides
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Populus
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks, slopes
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Populus ×polygonifolia
PLANTS: Populus tremuloides var. vancouveriana
PLANTS: Populus tremuloides var. rhomboidea
PLANTS: Populus tremuloides var. magnifica
PLANTS: Populus tremuloides var. intermedia
PLANTS: Populus tremuloides var. cercidiphylla
PLANTS: Populus tremuloides var. aurea
PLANTS: Populus tremula ssp. tremuloides
PLANTS: Populus cercidiphylla
PLANTS: Populus aurea
PLANTS: Populus vancouveriana
More information about  Populus tremuloides
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: Sep 22, 2018).

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