Poplar trees, belonging to the genus Populus, are a diverse group of tree species that are native to North America, Europe, and Asia. They are known for their rapid growth rates and hardy nature, making them popular choices for landscaping purposes.
The Big-Tooth Aspen, also known under the genus Populus grandidentata, is a hardy poplar species native to North America. This member of the Salicaceae, or willow family, thrives in USDA hardiness zones 3 – 6.
The Quaking Aspen, or Populus tremuloides, is a member of the genus Populus and part of the willow family, Salicaceae. It’s a native of North America, cherished for its striking white bark and trembling leaves – hence the common name “quaking”.