Eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides ssp. deltoides)


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Type

deciduous tree icon

Deciduous

Status

species native to Canada

Native

Edible fruit/nut tree?

NO

Names

Latin (scientific) name: Populus deltoides ssp. deltoides

Common English name: Eastern cottonwood

Other names:

French name: Peuplier deltoïde

Habitat

Found mixed with other species on rich, moist sites.

Other notes

Can be seen in Ontario near Lake Erie and near Montreal, Quebec.

Hardiness zone(s)

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b

  • Zone 0
  • Zone 1
  • Zone 2
  • Zone 3
  • Zone 4
  • Zone 5
  • Zone 6
  • Zone 7
  • Zone 8
  • Zone 9

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.

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