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Western Cottonwood
Populus fremontii

Location: 36501 Niles Blvd.
Park: California Nursery Historical Park
District: Niles
Native to: California
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: deciduous

Comments: Broadleaf deciduous tree native to the desert areas of California and the Western States. Fast growing to 80' with a 40' spread. Trees are sexed with female trees producing "cotton" fluff in the spring. Tree was first collected for scientific study by John C. Fremont.

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