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Populus heterophyllaPopulus heterophyllaPopulus heterophylla

swamp cottonwood, swamp poplar, black cottonwood

Photograph(s) by*: VT, PLANTS 1997

Characteristics

Height: 80-80'
Flowers: Mar.-Mar.;
Fruit: Apr.-May; ; capsule
Fall color: yellow

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Wet
Soil pH: 4.6-5.9
Soil type: Clay Loamy

Habitat

waterlogged clay soils on edges of swamps and bottomlands

Native to

Region: Piedmont *
States: MD

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1350.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004