Definition of Populus deltoides

1. Noun. A common poplar of eastern and central United States; cultivated in United States for its rapid growth and luxuriant foliage and in Europe for timber.

Exact synonyms: Eastern Cottonwood, Necklace Poplar
Generic synonyms: Cottonwood



Lexicographical Neighbors of Populus Deltoides

Poppy
Poppy Day
Pops
Popsicle
Popsicles
Popular Democratic Front for the Liberation of Pal
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-Gene
Popular Struggle Front
Population Commission
Populist Party
Populus
Populus alba
Populus balsamifera
Populus canescens
Populus deltoides (current term)
Populus grandidentata
Populus heterophylla
Populus nigra
Populus nigra italica
Populus tremula
Populus tremuloides
Populus trichocarpa
Porcellio
Porcellionidae
Pordenone
Pori
Porifera
Poronotus
Poronotus triacanthus

Literary usage of Populus deltoides

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Response of Plants to Illuminating Gas by Sarah Lucinda Doubt (1917)
"Populus deltoides.1—With illuminating gas, 35000, 25000, and 10000 ppm caused some leaf fall, and after removal from the cases other leaves died and fell ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Young tree of Populus deltoides var. monilifera, showing the spreading open growth. A. poplar in Mont, and Idaho allied to this species has been ..."

3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Populus deltoides x nigra Carolina poplar Deciduous tree Cultivated and occasionally escaped. Populus x canadensis Moench WC Populus grandidentata Michx. ..."

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