Calflora
Taxon  Report   6799    
Populus tremuloides  Michx.
Quaking aspen
Populus tremuloides
© 2008 John Dittes
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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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Plant Characteristics
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Populus tremuloides
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Populus ×polygonifolia
PLANTS: Populus tremuloides var. vancouveriana
PLANTS: Populus tremuloides var. rhomboidea
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More information about  Populus tremuloides
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 (POTR5)

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: Oct 23, 2018).

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