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Populus nigra

Peuplier noir
Black Poplar

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Plant family

Area

Les Maures

Flower colour

green

Flowering months

March,

April

Leaf type

Deltate

Height

35 m

Description

A tree that is indigenous to Europe. Grows near water.

Flowers

The reddish male catkins are thick and cylindrical, 9 cm long; the female catkins are long and slim, becoming even longer after fertilisation.

Leaves

Deltate triangular leaf with stem on one side. Triangular, pointed, serrated, 5-10 cm long, long-stalked.

Fruits Seeds

Capsules: split open into two parts, surrounded by a white fluff that is dispersed by the wind.

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