Taxon  Report   6798 
Populus fremontii  S. Watson  ssp. fremontii 
Fremont cottonwood,  Fremont's Cottonwood, cottonwood
Populus fremontii ssp. 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 ssp. fremontii
© 2003 Michael Charters
Populus fremontii ssp. fremontii
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Populus fremontii ssp. fremontii
© 2010 Neal Kramer
(many plant communities), Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Populus
Parent Record Populus fremontii.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Populus deltoides
PLANTS: Populus arizonica var. jonesii
PLANTS: Populus fremontii var. toumeyi
PLANTS: Populus fremontii var. thornberi
PLANTS: Populus fremontii var. pubescens
PLANTS: Populus fremontii var. macrodisca
PLANTS: Populus fremontii var. macdougalii
PLANTS: Populus fremontii var. arizonica
PLANTS: Populus canadensis var. fremontii
PLANTS: Populus arizonica
PLANTS: Populus macdougalii
TJM2: Populus deltoides var. fremontii
 Information about  Populus fremontii ssp. fremontii  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 01, 2015).

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