Genus Populus, L. (Aspen, Poplar)
Leaves - simple; alternate; edge toothed. Outline - egg-shape. Apex - taper-pointed. Base - heart-shape. Leaf/Stem - usually hairy, nearly round. Leaf/Bud - in the spring is large and varnished, and very fragrant. Leaf - four to six inches long, nearly as broad; yellowish when young, becoming dark green above, and whitish beneath; net-veined. Bark - smooth and greenish, and often dark-spotted. Found - seldom or never growing wild, but common in cultivation. General Information - a tree forth to fifty feet high, loosely and irregularly branches, and with abundant foliage.
Keywordsleaf, trees of northeast America, trees of northeast United States, tree with simple leaves, leaves alternate, edge toothed
Newhall, Charles S. The Trees of North-Eastern America (New York: The Knickerbocker Press, 1900) 93