Definition of Quaking aspen

1. Noun. Old World aspen with a broad much-branched crown; northwestern Europe and Siberia to North Africa.

Exact synonyms: European Quaking Aspen, Populus Tremula
Generic synonyms: Aspen



Definition of Quaking aspen

1. Noun. ''Populus tremuloides'', the American aspen, so called from its leaves whose flattened petioles cause them to tremble in the breeze. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quaking Aspen

quakeproof
quaker
quakerbird
quakerbirds
quakeress
quakes
quaketail
quaketails
quakey
quakier
quakiest
quakily
quakiness
quakinesses
quaking
quaking aspen (current term)
quaking aspens
quakingly
quakings
quakka
quakkas
quaky
quale
qualia
qualifiable
qualification
qualifications
qualificative
qualificatives
qualificator

Literary usage of Quaking aspen

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

1. Country Acres: A Guide to Buying and Managing Rural Property by Lowell L. Klessig (1999)
"quaking aspen: Also known as trembling aspen or popple, this species has fine-toothed ... The bark, which is darker than quaking aspen, ranges from ..."

2. American Marten, Fisher, Lynx, and Wolverine: Survey Methods for Their Detection by William J. Zielinski, Thomas E. Kucera (1998)
"Ponderosa pine, Douglas fir, and quaking aspen forests occur on low mountain ... quaking aspen communities occupy mid-elevations sites along with lodgepole ..."

3. American Game-bird Shooting by George Bird Grinnell (1910)
"As soon as the first hard frosts come in the autumn, the birds seem to take to the timber and begin to feed on the buds of the willow and the quaking aspen. ..."

4. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties by United States, Charles Joseph Kappler (1904)
"At 80 set quaking aspen stake 4 inches square, 4 feet long, marked sta. 3. South 8 degrees east So chains to the place of beginning. The terminus. ..."

5. Forest Physiography: Physiography of the United States and Principles of by Isaiah Bowman (1911)
"Below the foothill elevations the willow and the quaking aspen grow along stream courses; at still lower elevations and in dry interstream situations ..."

6. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1876)
"Quaking-aspen, growing in the gulches, has thus far served for fuel both to the settlers and to the military post at Ellis. Jefferson is well supplied with ..."

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