Definition of Swamp cottonwood
1. Noun. North American poplar with large rounded scalloped leaves and brownish bark and wood.
Generic synonyms: Cottonwood
Lexicographical Neighbors of Swamp Cottonwood
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 ..."