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Cottonwood, Plains Cottonwood

Type
tree
Family
Salicaceae - Willow
Genus
Populus
Species
deltoides
Duration
Perennial
Location
Pineridge Natural Area
Colors
yellow
UTM East
487817
UTM North
4489313
Latitude
40.553
Longitude
-105.1439
Date
2011-05-10
Notes
Note the big difference in male and female flowers (found on different trees). Also note the very different pith shapes of different cottonwoods. See 4th picture. The P. deltoides has a star-shaped pith.