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Populus deltoides ssp deltoides, Eastern Cottonwood
Populus deltoides ssp deltoides, Eastern Cottonwood, foliage
Populus deltoides ssp deltoides, Eastern Cottonwood
Populus deltoides ssp deltoides, Eastern Cottonwood, branches
Populus deltoides ssp deltoides, Eastern Cottonwood, leaves
Populus deltoides ssp deltoides, Eastern Cottonwood
Populus deltoides ssp deltoides, Eastern Cottonwood, trunk base
Populus deltoides ssp deltoides, Eastern Cottonwood, trunk base with hollow
Populus deltoides ssp deltoides, Eastern Cottonwood, seeds
Seeds of Populus deltoides, Eastern Cottonwood
Photo citation: Steve Hurst @ USDA-NRCS
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Eastern Cottonwood, Populus
deltoides ssp. deltoides, is a large
deciduous tree with thick branches.
Tarrant Co., Texas
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Foliage of Populus deltoides ssp. deltoides.
Tarrant Co., Texas
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Populus deltoides ssp. deltoides branches
extend far out from the trunk and at
maturity, this North American native tree
may reach up to 190 feet in height.
Tarrant Co., Texas
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The canopy of a mature Eastern Cottonwood
tree is irregular and somewhat open due to
the large branches, which will grow in just
about any direction but down.
Tarrant Co., Texas
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Populus deltoides ssp. deltoides trees have
yellowish green toothed leaves, which are
spade shaped and have prominent
yellowish ventation (veins)
Tarrant Co., Texas
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When younger, branches of Eastern
Cottonwood trees are ascending and
form a more rounded crown.
Tarrant Co., Texas
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Populus deltoides ssp. deltoides bark is
rough and broken up by vertical fissures
which get deeper with age.
Tarrant Co., Texas
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Hollows in the trunk base are not
uncommon to larger Eastern
Cottonwoods. The inner bark of a tree
is dead already so as long as the outer
bark stays healthy, the tree will not
die.
Tarrant Co., Texas
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