Balsam Poplar (Populus balsamifera)
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Latin (scientific) name: Populus balsamifera
Common English name: Balsam poplar
Other names: Eastern balsam poplar
French name: Peuplier baumier
Occurs mostly in river valleys and on other moist, low-lying ground.
The Balsam poplar is often the largest tree in the northern and western parts of its range.
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A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.