Calflora
Taxon  Report   6798    
Populus fremontii  S. Watson  ssp. fremontii 
Fremont cottonwood
Populus fremontii ssp. fremontii
© 2003 Michael Charters
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Populus fremontii ssp. fremontii
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Populus fremontii ssp. fremontii
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Populus fremontii ssp. fremontii, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Populus fremontii ssp. fremontii
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Family: SALICACEAE  
Genus: Populus
Parent: Populus fremontii
Communities: (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 and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Populus deltoides
PLANTS: Populus arizonica var. jonesii
PLANTS: Populus fremontii var. toumeyi
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More information about  Populus fremontii ssp. fremontii
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 (POFRF3)

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: Dec 17, 2018).