Hybrid Black Poplar

Name: Hybrid Black Poplar

Scientific name: Populus X canadensis

Category: Trees and bushes

Nature Stars: 30

What are nature stars?

About: A commonly planted and naturalized variety of the Black Poplar, frequently seen along river sides and in parks.

How to identify: Taller and straighter than the native Black Poplar, with slightly more rounded leaves.

Where: Widespread.

Fantastic fact: The most familiar variety is the very tall, narrow Lombardy Poplar.

Photograph credit: Jeff Van Campen

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