Definition of Black cottonwood

1. Noun. North American poplar with large rounded scalloped leaves and brownish bark and wood.




2. Noun. Cottonwood of western North America with dark green leaves shining above and rusty or silvery beneath.
Exact synonyms: Populus Trichocarpa, Western Balsam Poplar
Generic synonyms: Cottonwood

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black Cottonwood

black catechu
black chamber
black chanterelle
black chanterelles
black cherry
black cherry tree
black coal
black coals
black cock
black cocks
black coffee
black coffees
black cohosh
black comedy
black coral
black cottonwood (current term)
black currant
black cypress pine
black diamond
black disease
black drop effect
black duck
black dwarf
black dwarfs
black economy
black elder
black elderberry
black eye
black eyes

Literary usage of Black cottonwood

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1. EcoRegions of Alaska by Alisa L. Gallant (1998)
"Floodplains and active alluvial fans support relatively pure or mixed stands of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis), black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa), ..."

2. The Woods of the United States by Charles Sprague Sargent, American Museum of Natural History (1885)
"black cottonwood. Black Hills of Dakota, eastern and southwestern Montana, ... black cottonwood. Balsam Cottonwood. Valley of the Fraser River, ..."

3. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"black cottonwood (Oreg., Cottonwood (Oreg., Cal.). Cal.). Balm Cottonwood (Cal.). Balsam Cottonwood, Balm (Oreg.). Locality. Pacific coast region, Alaska to ..."

4. Wood and Other Organic Structural Materials by Charles Henry Snow (1917)
"black cottonwood (Oreg., Cal.). Balm Cottonwood (Cal.). Balsam Cottonwood, Balm (Oreg.). LOCALITIES. Pacific Coast region, Alaska to California. ..."

5. The Trees of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1909)
"black cottonwood. 2. POPULUS TRICHOCARPA T. & G. Fig 81a. ... black cottonwood is a tall tree, 4Q to 100 feet high, with a rather broad crown of upright ..."

6. The Silva of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1910)
"The Yellow Willow (Salix lasiandra) may be compared with the black cottonwood in extreme range. It is found on the coast and in the San Joaquin Valley only ..."

7. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"The commercial term "cottonwood" embraces several species, such as the common cottonwood, aspen or popple, large-tooth aspen or poplar, black cottonwood and ..."

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