Polulus balsamifera trichocarpa. BLACK COTTONWOOD. Alaska to northern Baja
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.
SALICACEAE (Willow family)
Illustrations (links open new windows): Jasper Ridge photo archive http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=jrbp Populus trichocarpaAdditions/Revisions:
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