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Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia)
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Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia)

General: Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia) is a tree that produces catkins, putting it in the Willow family. The leaves are glabrous (lack hairs), lanceolate, about 2-4 inches long, have an acute tip, and the margins are finely scalloped.

Narrowleaf Cottonwood is a rare component of vegetation communities on moist soils in the mountains in the Transition (Yellow Pine Forest) and Canadian (Pine-Fir Forest) life zones.

Around Las Vegas, look for Narrowleaf Cottonwood in the Sheep Range and on Mt. Charleston.

Family: Willow (Salicaceae)

Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia) Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia)
Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia) Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia)
Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia) Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia)
Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia) Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia)
Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia) Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia)
Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia) Narrowleaf Cottonwood (Populus angustifolia)

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate. Names generally follow the USDA database.
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