Eastern Cottonwood

Scientific Name: Populus deltoides
Genus: Populus
Family: Salicaceae

Eastern CottonwoodEastern CottonwoodA fast-growing shade tree, this member of the poplar family grows to a height of 100 feet and a diameter of 4 feet. Like all members of this family, the flowers are in the form of catkins, and males and females are on separate trees.