Digital Herbaria

Populus deltoides ssp. deltoides

Populus deltoides W. Bartram ex Marshall ssp. deltoides

Eastern cottonwood

Salicaceae (Willow Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Populus deltoides ssp. deltoides

Eastern Cotton-Wood


Location: SW of low-water crossing of Salado Creek at Austin Hwy, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Moist clay & limestone, sometimes inundated. Half-shaded by Ulmus & Salix. Several, scattered.

Description: Small tree (immature), 3-4 m tall. Leaves alternate, long petioled, 9 x 10 cm wide/long, deltoid, sharply accuminate at apex, broadly truncate at base, coarsely dentate. Flowers/fruit not present.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Nov 4, 1994
Specimen number: 726

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1005
Accession Date: Jan 24, 1995
Accession Number: 78

Annotations: DXXXB Dioecious (No flower or fruit)

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