Black poplar

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Black Poplar


A poplar tree, Populus nigra, found in Europe and Asia. The lightweight, softwood of the black poplar is used for interior woodwork, such as door and window frames.

See English poplar.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Populus nigra; peuplier noir (Fr.); álamo negro (Esp.); pioppo nero (It.); choupo negro (Port.)

Additional Information

° Schoch, W., Heller, I., Schweingruber, F.H., Kienast, F., 2004:Wood anatomy of central European Species: Black Poplar,Populus nigra L.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia, Douglas M. Considine (ed.), Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1976
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998