Populus heterophylla

ClassificationDicots
FamilySalicaceae
Family (Traditional)Salicaceae
GenusPopulus
SpeciesPopulus heterophylla L.
Common Nameswamp cottonwood
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: tree; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Palmate;Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Deltate;Ovate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Crenate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: White; Fruit Color: White ;
*Average C-Value: 7.9
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S3S4] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Butler (KY), Caldwell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Daviess (KY), Hart (KY), Henderson (KY), Hickman (KY), Hopkins (KY), Jefferson (KY), Larue (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), McCracken (KY), McLean (KY), Marshall (KY), Montgomery (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Ohio (KY), Todd (KY), Union (KY), Warren (KY), Chester (TN), Gibson (TN), Haywood (TN), Henry (TN), Lake (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Robertson (TN), Shelby (TN), Weakley (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, KNK, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1944 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100640091 Hickman Kentucky 28 Jun 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne
73D8.16
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640026 Butler Kentucky 16 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4554
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640075 Henderson Kentucky 01 May 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3629
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640174 Marshall Kentucky 25 May 1997 Timothy J. Weckman
3489
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640067 Daviess Kentucky 03 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5332
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640208 Ohio Kentucky 18 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4627
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640117 Hickman Kentucky 21 Jun 1998 Timothy J. Weckman
4018
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640190 Muhlenberg Kentucky 05 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4867
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640216 Union Kentucky 27 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5249
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100747573 Ballard Kentucky 16 May 1983 Marc Evans
7607
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31973000018678 Henderson Kentucky
KNK
Populus heterophylla
31973000018677 Logan Kentucky
KNK
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075198 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075443 Hickman Kentucky
TENN
Populus heterophylla
31234100640182 Montgomery Kentucky 09 Aug 1990 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640158 McCracken Kentucky 06 Oct 1996 Ronald L. Jones
8094
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640042 Caldwell Kentucky 30 May 1969 Elizabeth M. Browne
69E16.9
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640059 Caldwell Kentucky 20 May 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3741
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640018 Ballard Kentucky 29 May 1969 Elizabeth M. Browne
69E5.6
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640125 Hopkins Kentucky 12 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5036
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640034 Butler Kentucky 10 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4477
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640133 Livingston Kentucky 11 May 1971 Elizabeth M. Browne
71E3.6
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640083 Henderson Kentucky 09 Oct 1980 Richard H. Hannan
6006
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640166 McLean Kentucky 30 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4799
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640141 Livingston Kentucky 11 May 1971 Elizabeth M. Browne
71E3.6
EKY
Populus heterophylla
31234100640109 Hickman Kentucky 19 Oct 1997 Ross C. Clark
23868
EKY
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075193 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075200 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075440 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075422 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075196 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075194 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075206 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075202 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075203 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075204 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075209 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075207 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075210 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075208 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
APSC0090921 Muhlenberg Kentucky
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0003749 Montgomery Tennessee 02 Jul 1949 Floyd Brown, Alfred Clebsch
432
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0003754 Montgomery Tennessee 29 May 2001 SM Fletcher with S Gunn
55
APSC
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075412 Logan Kentucky
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075197 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075410 Carlisle Kentucky
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075411 Hopkins Kentucky
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075442 Hickman Kentucky
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075201 White Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075441 Caldwell Kentucky
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075212 White Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075205 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075211 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
TENN-V-0075199 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Populus heterophylla
APSC0085639 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0087010 Livingston Kentucky 06 Oct 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0107382 Logan Kentucky
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0003751 Robertson Tennessee 23 Jul 1944 A.& E. Clebsch, R.E. Shanks
2842
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0032798 Logan Kentucky 30 Jul 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0084536 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0073364 Logan Kentucky 24 Apr 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0085629 Ohio Kentucky 23 Oct 1980 Hal Bryant
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0092147 Montgomery Tennessee 19 May 2009 Daniel Atha
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0078402 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0003757 Montgomery Tennessee 02 Jul 1949 F Brown with A Clebsch
432
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0003747 Montgomery Tennessee 10 Sep 1979 Edward W. Chester, Floyd Scott
4475
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0080667 Muhlenberg Kentucky
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0003750 Robertson Tennessee 11 May 1979 E.W. Chester, Floyd Scott, Laurina Lyle
3376
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0003755 Livingston Kentucky 09 Sep 1981 EW Chester with F Scott
81-796
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0041991 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0107054 White Tennessee
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0003748 Montgomery Tennessee 10 Sep 1949 Floyd Brown, Alfred Clebsch
689
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0066771 Warren Kentucky 07 Jun 1988 Kenneth Nicely
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0070643 Larue Kentucky 13 Aug 1991 Max Medley
APSC
Populus heterophylla
APSC0003756 Montgomery Tennessee 31 Aug 1981 Ew Chester
81-762
APSC
Populus heterophylla
HTTU030092 Tennessee
HTTU
Populus heterophylla
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