Definition of Swamp cottonwood

1. Noun. North American poplar with large rounded scalloped leaves and brownish bark and wood.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Swamp Cottonwood

swamp ash
swamp azalea
swamp bay
swamp beggar-ticks
swamp birch
swamp blackberry
swamp blueberry
swamp buggy
swamp candleberry
swamp candles
swamp chestnut oak
swamp cooler
swamp cottonwood (current term)
swamp cypress
swamp dewberry
swamp fever
swamp fly honeysuckle
swamp gum
swamp hare
swamp hickory
swamp honeysuckle
swamp horsetail
swamp laurel
swamp lily
swamp locust
swamp mallow
swamp maple

Literary usage of Swamp cottonwood

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

1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"The wood has come into extensive use for the manufacture of various woodenwares and for staves of sugar barrels. swamp cottonwood (Populus ..."

2. Our Native Trees and how to Identify Them: A Popular Study of Their Habits by Harriet Louise Keeler (1900)
"... surrounded by many short, silvery white hairs which are often tinged with orange. Part of the Fruiting Ament of swamp cottonwood, Populus heterophylla. ..."

3. Studies of Trees in Winter: A Description of the Deciduous Trees of by Annie Oakes Huntington (1902)
"Beside these four poplars, the swamp cottonwood (Populus heterophylla) is found growing wild at one place in Connecticut, and the Lombardy and white poplars ..."

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