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Taxon: Populus tremuloides Michx.

 
Genus: Populus
Family: Salicaceae
Nomen number: 29424
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 2:243. 1803
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • American aspen  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • quaking aspen  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • trembling aspen  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • aspen poplar  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • peuplier faux-tremble  (Source: Zander ed16) - French
  • tremble  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • peuplier faux-tremble  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)
  • amerikanische Espe  (Source: Zander ed16) - German
  • álamo temblón  (Source: F NAmer) - Spanish
  • amerikansk asp  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; revegetator (for land reclamation)
  • Materials: wood (wood pulp for paper & insulation board)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories, Yukon] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Maryland (w.), North Carolina, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (Norte), Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guanajuato, Hidalgo, México]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1972. Woody plants of Maryland
  4. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 60.
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Gilbert, L. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. English common names
  9. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  10. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  14. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  15. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  16. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  17. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  18. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  19. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  20. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  21. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.

Check other web resources for Populus tremuloides Michx. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Populus tremuloides cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=29424. Accessed 14 December 2019.