Also called abele, ◼︎ silver poplar and ◼︎ silverleaf poplar.  Do not confuse with sister-species bigtooth aspen  Populus grandidentata and quaking aspen  Populus tremuloides, which are also sometimes called ◼︎ white poplar.

Part of aspen/​cottonwood/​poplar  genus Populus in willow  family Salicaceae.

Native to 🇲🇦 Morocco, 🇪🇺 Europe and central Asia.   🗺 Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (color key).   Invasive > 🌐︎ global Invasive > 🌐︎ various Invasive > 🇨🇦 🇺🇸 Canada+USA Invasive > report it! Invasive > 🇺🇸 USA Invasive > Michigan

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

This plant is known to be a host for (in areas where invasive) 🐝︎ spotted lanternfly (SLF)  Lycorma delicatula.

Often grows in clonal colonies [1] — look around for other stems!

Learn more about ◼︎ white poplar Populus alba

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