Foliage detail of Populus fremontii, along West Clear Creek, Coconino National Forest. Populus fremontii
Common Name Fremont's Cottonwood
Latin Name Populus fremontii
Native Habitat Riparian habitats throughout North America
Soil Riparian moist soil on or near the surface
Water Often
Height X Width To 50 feet x 50 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Green deciduous
Garden Suitability Ethnobotanical
Ornamental Value Parks where regular watering takes place
Nature Value Nesting, erosion control, beavers eat inner bark and build lodges from limbs
Native American Uses Inner barks eaten, dried inner bark used with flint to start fires, wood used for mortars and to make drum rounds
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