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Digital Herbaria

Populus deltoides ssp. deltoides

Populus deltoides W. Bartram ex Marshall ssp. deltoides

Eastern Cottonwood, Southern Cottonwood, Carolina Poplar, Eastern Poplar, Necklace Poplar, Alamo

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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