Taxon  Report   10256    
Populus fremontii  S. Watson
Fremont cottonwood
Populus fremontii
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Populus fremontii
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Populus fremontii
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Populus fremontii, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Populus fremontii
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Genus: Populus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: (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 ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Populus fremontii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).