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Quaking Aspen

Populus tremuloides Michx.

Populus tremuloides (Quaking Aspen) is a species of tree in the family Salicaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. This species is extinct. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to United States, Western North America, Saint-Pierre Et Miquelon, Canada, Alaska, North America, The Contiguous United States, and Eastern North America. They have simple, broad leaves and blue flowers. Flowers are visited by Brachicoma, Lyroda, Variegated Fritillary, and Triepeolus concavus. Individuals could grow to 26.08 m.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/extinct
  • Definition: A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. A \r\ntaxon is presumed Extinct when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, \r\nat appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), throughout its historic range have failed \r\nto record an individual. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s \r\nlife cycle and life form.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of quaking aspen. View this species on GBIF