Populus deltoides (Cottonwood)
Also known as: Necklace Poplar
Native: Eastern North America
Location: Planted in central Europe by roads and for timber, and in eastern states of America for shelter and ornament.
Height to 30m or more in the wild.
Leaves have finely hairy edges and glands at join with leaf stem. Buds and leaves have a strong balsam fragrance.
Flowers open in March, males red up to 5cm long, females greenish up to 10cm long.
No sample available
Fruit capsules have three or four valves and release cottony seeds in June.