Polulus balsamifera trichocarpa. BLACK COTTONWOOD. Alaska to northern Baja California
SALICACEAE (Willow family)

Native tree found in the lower reaches of streams in the area, including Jasper Ridge, where a close-up look can be afforded near the base of the dam.

Illustrations (links open new windows): Jasper Ridge photo archive http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=jrbp Populus trichocarpa

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