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
Name Verified on: 11-May-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

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 (fide Dict Gard)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (for windbreaks and shelterbelts fide AH 654)
  • Materials: wood (for lumber, veneer, and fiber fide AH 654)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - North Dakota
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Burns, R. M. & B. H. Honkala, eds. Silvics of North America: 1. Conifers; 2. Hardwoods. Agriculture Handbook 654. 1990 (AH 654)
  • Dorn, R. D. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming. 1977 (F Wyom)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 1955-1969 (F Pacif NW)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. 1987 (F Utah)

Synonyms:

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.