||Populus deltoides var, angulata(Aiton)Sarg, , Populus deltoides var. deltoides, Populus deltoides subsp. deltoides, Populus deltoides var. fremontn( S. Walson)Cronquist
||Eastern cottonwood, cottonwood poplar
|English / Trade Name
||Necklace poplar,Caroline poplar,cottonwood,eastern poplar,plains cottonwood,eastern cottonwood.
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Up to 1000m
||Capsules ovoid, glabrous, green, splitting into 3-4 parts when mature; seeds cottony.
||Usually grows near rivers, with mud banks left after floods providing ideal conditions for seedling germination; human soil cultivation has allowed it to increase its range away from such habitats.
||Native of Canada, United States of America.
||The bark is silvery-white, smooth or lightly fissured when young, becoming dark gray and deeply fissured on old trees.
|Distribution in chandigarh
||Chandigarh Botanical Garden and Nature Park, Patiala-ki-Rao Reserved Forest, Sector 22, Sector 45, Sector 53, Sector 54
||Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
|Description of Species
||Tree growing to 20–40 m tall, bark silvery-white, smooth or lightly fissured when young, becoming dark gray and deeply fissured on old trees. Leaves large, deltoid (triangular), base flattened), coarsely toothed, teeth curved and gland tipped, petiole flat; dioecious, inflorescence catkins produced on single-sex trees male catkins reddish-purple and female catkins green, seed capsules in early summer, which split open to release the numerous small seeds attached to cotton-like strands.
||Leaves large, deltoid (triangular), base flattened), coarsely toothed, teeth curved and gland tipped, petiole flat.