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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Populus angustifolia James
narrowleaf cottonwood
POAN3

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit TR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (N), CAN (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Single Stem
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio High   Height at Base Age, Maximum 60
Coppice Potential Yes   Height at Maturity 60.0
Fall Conspicuous Yes   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color White   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous Yes   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense   Resprout Ability Yes
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Medium   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color White      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use High
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 6.0
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils No   pH, Maximum 7.5
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 300
CaCO3 Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 700
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 20
Drought Tolerance Low   Precipitation, Maximum 35
Fertility Requirement Low   Root Depth, Minimum 12
Fire Tolerance Medium   Salinity Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 115   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance Low   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -28
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Spring   Propagated By Cuttings Yes
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance High   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound 1000000
Propagated By Bare Root Yes   Seed Spread Rate Rapid
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor Low
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Slow
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal High
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product Low   Post Product Yes
Lumber Product Yes   Protein Potential Low
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product Yes
Nursery Stock Product Yes   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 10/21/2019 10:15 PM CDT