black cottonwood


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Related to black cottonwood: Populus balsamifera
  • noun

Synonyms for black cottonwood

North American poplar with large rounded scalloped leaves and brownish bark and wood

cottonwood of western North America with dark green leaves shining above and rusty or silvery beneath

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The balsam poplar cottonwood and black cottonwood have slightly lower radial shrinkage of 3.
Tuskan and scientists from 34 institutions around the world joined forces to sequence the black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa) genome.
Tuskan explains that after doing this process over and over, breaking up the DNA in different places each time, the researchers elucidated the entire black cottonwood genome.
Out west, black cottonwood is sometimes called balsam cottonwood, which is shortened sometimes to balm.
Related species are swamp cottonwood and black cottonwood.
Bigleaf maple can form pure stands along streams, and forms a component of mixed forests including Douglas-fir, Sitka spruce, western hemlock, redwood, black cottonwood, willows, alders, ash, aspen, willows and a variety of western oaks and pines.
Besides a giant Douglas fir taller than a 28-story building, we boast the nation's tallest black cottonwood (370 feet), black walnut (278 feet) and garden plum (47 feet).
Black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa) grows along the coast of the Pacific Northwest south to Baja California and inland to the northern Rockies.
Critical to the survival of these rare fish is the reestablishment and maintenance of riparian forest along the riverbanks through the successful Bring Back the Natives program, which includes the planting of black cottonwoods along the banks of the Mary's.
More than 3,000 cuttings of black cottonwood, red osier dogwood and two species of native willow were planted along the edge of the creek under the direction of the Eugene Parks Division's wetlands and open waterways section.
The species to be planted include willow, black cottonwood, bigleaf maple, Oregon ash, incense cedar, and white and black oak.
The property also features many springs, seeps and wetlands, as well as towering black cottonwood trees, Moore said.
It is noteworthy for its location in an old- and second-growth, mixed forest of Douglas-fir, western redcedar, western hemlock, Sitka spruce, bigleaf maple, black cottonwood, and red alder.
Aspen, black cottonwood, willow, and alder-with their high moisture content-are being left in place.
And it's here that the vine maples, black cottonwoods, and other "color trees" seem to shout the same excitement the pioneers must have felt Back Then.
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