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Populus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 22444

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): cottonwood [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilySalicaceae  – willows, saules  
                               GenusPopulus L. – cottonwood  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Populus X acuminata Rydb. (pro sp.) – lanceleaf cottonwood 
                                  Species Populus alba L. – white poplar 
                                  Species Populus angustifolia E. James – narrowleaf cottonwood 
                                  Species Populus balsamifera L. – balsam poplar 
                                  Species Populus X berolinensis (K. Koch) Dippel – poplar 
                                  Species Populus X brayshawii B. Boivin – hybrid balsam poplar 
                                  Species Populus X canadensis Moench (pro sp.) – Carolina poplar, Canadian poplar 
                                  Species Populus X canescens (Aiton) Sm. (pro sp.) – gray poplar 
                                  Species Populus deltoides W. Bartram ex Marshall – plains cottonwood, common cottonwood, eastern cottonwood 
                                  Species Populus fremontii S. Watson – cottonwood, Fremont's cottonwood 
                                  Species Populus X generosa Henry – balm-of-Gilead 
                                  Species Populus grandidentata Michx. – bigtooth aspen 
                                  Species Populus X hastata Dode (pro sp.) – black cottonwood 
                                  Species Populus X heimburgeri B. Boivin – Heimburger's poplar 
                                  Species Populus heterophylla L. – swamp cottonwood 
                                  Species Populus X hinckleyana Correll (pro sp.) – Hinckley's poplar 
                                  Species Populus X inopina Eckenw.  
                                  Species Populus X jackii Sarg. – balm-of-Gilead 
                                  Species Populus maximowiczii A. Henry – Japanese poplar 
                                  Species Populus nigra L. – black cottonwood, black poplar, Lombardy's poplar 
                                  Species Populus X parryi Sarg. – Parry's poplar, Parry's cottonwood 
                                  Species Populus X petrowskiana R.I. Schröd. ex Regel  
                                  Species Populus X rollandii Rouleau  
                                  Species Populus X rouleauiana B. Boivin  
                                  Species Populus simonii Carrière – Chinese cottonwood, Simon poplar 
                                  Species Populus X smithii B. Boivin – Smith's poplar 
                                  Species Populus X tomentosa Carrière (pro sp.) – Chinese white poplar 
                                  Species Populus tremula L. – European aspen 
                                  Species Populus tremuloides Michx. – quaking aspen 
                                  Species Populus trichocarpa Torr. & A. Gray ex Hook. – black cottonwood 
                                  Species Populus tristis Fisch.  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Populus   
  Source: Salicaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Populus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Populus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
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