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Populus tremuloides Michx.

Quaking aspen

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderMalpighialesA broad group encompassing 16,000 species
FamilySalicaceaeWillow family
GenusPopulusLatin for “people” because the many moving leaves in a breeze resemble a moving populace
SpeciestremuloidesLike the quivering poplar or quaking aspen

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Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

The yellow capsules are infected by Taphrina johansonii, an ascomycete. The healthy capsules are green. · 4/21/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 7 × 4½" (17 × 11 cm)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

7/18/2017 · Tobyhanna State Park, Penn­syl­vania
≈ 6 × 4" (16 × 11 cm)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

8/31/2014 · New Mex­ico

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

7/18/2017 · Tobyhanna State Park, Penn­syl­vania
≈ 6 × 4" (14 × 10 cm)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

10/23/2010 · Warwick Mills, New Ipswich, New Hamp­shire
≈ 4 × 6' (1.2 × 1.8 m)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

8/31/2014 · New Mex­ico

Populus tremuloides Michx. var. intermedia Victorin

Populus tremuloides Michx. var. magnifica Victorin

Populus tremuloides Michx. var. rhomboidea Victorin

Populus tremula L. ssp. tremuloides (Michx.) A. Löve & D. Löve

Populus aurea Tidestr.

Populus cercidiphylla Britton

Populus ×polygonifolia Bernard

Populus tremuloides Michx. var. aurea (Tidestr.) Daniels

Populus tremuloides Michx. var. cercidiphylla (Britton) Sudw.

Populus tremuloides Michx. var. vancouveriana (Trel.) Sarg.

Populus vancouveriana Trel.

Populus tremula L. ssp. tremuloides (Michx.) A. Löve & D. Löve

Populus tremuloides Michx. var. intermedia Victorin

Populus tremuloides Michx. var. magnifica Victorin

Populus tremuloides Michx. var. rhomboidea Victorin

Populus tremuloides Michx. var. intermedia Vict.

Populus tremuloides Michx. var. magnifica Vict.

Populus tremuloides Michx. var. rhomboidea Vict.

Populus tremula L. ssp. tremuloides (Michx.) Á. Löve & D. Löve

 

Populus tremuloides description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 10 Jan 2021.

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Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

8/31/2014 · New Mex­ico

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

7/18/2017 · Tobyhanna State Park, Penn­syl­vania
≈ 5 × 4" (13 × 10 cm)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

5/13/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 7 × 6" (18 × 14 cm)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

5/9/2021 · Mitchell Field, Harpswell, Maine
≈ 8 × 5" (20 × 13 cm)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

8/31/2014 · New Mex­ico

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

4/21/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 14 cm)

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

8/31/2014 · New Mex­ico

Populus tremuloides (quaking aspen)

5/13/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 31 × 46" (78 × 117 cm)

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