name botanical:Populus × canescens
other name:Grey Poplar
family:Willow family (Salicaceae)
height:up to 30 m (99 ft)
The leaves of Grey poplar are round to ovoid and slightly lobed. The lower leaf side is gray tomentose. The leaf-margin is notched.
leaf margin:notched, lobed
blossom color:reddish, green
The male catkins are gray to reddish. The female inflorescences (catkins) are greenish.
The seeds are very small and forming white seed wool.
The twigs are greenish yellow to light gray with lenticels and leaf scars. The buds are oblong, brown and taper to a point.
bark:The bark is whitish first smooth, later barky black.
root:Shallow-rooting plant, extremely wide, root sprouts forming
location:Sun to half-shade
ph value:neutral to alkaline
single tree or planting in groups, pioneer plant
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