swamp cottonwood


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Noun1.swamp cottonwood - North American poplar with large rounded scalloped leaves and brownish bark and woodswamp cottonwood - North American poplar with large rounded scalloped leaves and brownish bark and wood
cottonwood - any of several North American trees of the genus Populus having a tuft of cottony hairs on the seed
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Nowhere else are you likely to find a taller swamp cottonwood (115 feet), winged elm (104), American holly (91), Carolina ash (82), American hornbeam (68), pawpaw (53), or possumhaw (44).
Koch), swamp cottonwood (Populus heterophylla L.), sugarberry (Celtis laevigata Willd.), and locally, water locust (Gleditsia aquatica Marshall), or pumpkin ash (Fraxinus profunda (Bush) Bush).
Related species are swamp cottonwood and black cottonwood.