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Taxon: Populus trichocarpa Torr. & A. Gray

 
Genus: Populus
Family: Salicaceae
Nomen number: 317245
Place of publication: W. J. Hooker, Icon. Pl. 9: t. 878. 1852
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • black cottonwood  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • California popular  (Source: AH 654) - English
  • western balsam poplar  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • baumier de l'ouest  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • peuplier baumier  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • haarfrüchtige Balsam-Pappel  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • jättepoppel  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; shade/shelter (for windbreaks and shelterbelts)
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: United States [Alaska (s.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta (s.w.), British Columbia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [North Dakota (w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho, Montana (w.), Oregon, Washington, Wyoming (n.w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California, Nevada, Utah (n.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (Norte) (n.)]


    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. Burns, R. M. & B. H. Honkala, eds. 1990. Silvics of North America: 1. Conifers; 2. Hardwoods. Agriculture Handbook 654. Note: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Washington, DC.\; http://www.na.fs.fed.us/pubs/silvics_manual/table_of_contents.shtm
  3. Dorn, R. D. 1977. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming Note: = Populus balsamifera L.
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  6. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California Note: = Populus balsamifera subsp. trichocarpa (Torr. & A. Gray) Brayshaw
  7. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  9. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  11. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  12. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1987. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. Note: = Populus balsamifera subsp. trichocarpa (Torr. & A. Gray) Brayshaw

Check other web resources for Populus trichocarpa Torr. & A. Gray :

  • 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 trichocarpa 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=317245. Accessed 27 February 2020.