Taxon  Report   10256 
Populus fremontii  S. Watson
Fremont cottonwood
Populus fremontii
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
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Populus fremontii
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Populus fremontii
© J. E.(Jed) and Bonnie McClellan 2007 California Academy of Sciences
Populus fremontii, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Populus fremontii
© 2003 Michael Charters
Genus: Populus
Subspecies and Varieties:
(many plant communities), Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Populus fremontii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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: Mar 20, 2018).

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