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Largetooth aspen (Populus grandidentata)


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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 grandidentata

Common English name: Largetooth aspen

Other names: Bigtooth aspen

French name: Peuplier à grandes dents

Habitat

Grows well on moist fertile soils.

Other notes

Often occurs mixed with trembling aspen, white birch, white pine, willows, and alders.

Hardiness zone(s)

1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 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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