A.K.A. willow-leaved poplar and mountain cottonwood.
The Latin word for people is populus and angustifolia is Latin for narrow leaved.
- 50 – 70 feet height
- Often found by creeks and streams.
- scalloped margins
- Leaves are shiny green, simple, finely serrated, alternate, 2 to 5 inches long and 1/2″ to 1″ wide
- Narrowleaf cottonwood trees are dioecious and flower in the spring before the leaves appear.
- Catkins are 3 – 4 inches long, yellow with a greenish hue, they are fluffy and produce cotton-like seeds.
- Zones 3-9.