Definition of Populus alba
1. Noun. A poplar that is widely cultivated in the United States; has white bark and leaves with whitish undersurfaces.
Generic synonyms: Poplar, Poplar Tree
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Literary usage of Populus alba
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1. A Manual of Dangerous Insects Likely to be Introduced in the United States by United States Bureau of Entomology (1918)
"Lecanium ciliatum Douglas; Europe; populus alba, P. tremula. COLEOPTERA. ... India; bores in populus alba and P. euphratica. (See pi. XXXV. ..."
2. The Plants of the Bible by John Hutton Balfour (1885)
"(populus alba, Linn.) " They burn incense under oaks, and poplars, and elms ... Some think that the name may refer to the white poplar (populus alba of Linn ..."
3. Our Woodland Trees by Francis George Heath (1878)
"populus alba. PLATE 5, FIG. 4. ... as well as rapidity of growth, give an especial character to populus alba. To what we have already stated as to the ..."