BIGTOOTH ASPEN - POPULUS GRANDIDENTATA

bigtooth aspen bark

Common Name: bigtooth aspen

Scientific Name: 
Family: Salicaceae
Genus: Populus
Species: grandidentata

Hardiness Zone: 3 to 6
Height: 50 to 70 ft
Width: 20 to 40 ft

Description:​ Bigtooth aspen gets its name from the large, blunt teeth along the leaf edge. Like quaking aspen, bigtooth aspen is also fast growing, clonal with root suckers, and can be used for pulp wood. These trees are relatively short lived and can be out-competed by other trees within the forest in time.

bigtooth aspen bark
bigtooth aspen bud
bigtooth aspen leaf
bigtooth aspen form
bigtooth aspen petiole

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

References:
Minnesota Wildflowers. Found Online: https://www.minnesotawildflowers.info/tree/big-tooth-aspen