Bigtooth Aspen Populus grandidentata Michaux    Synonyms: Big-toothed Aspen, Large-toothed Aspen.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Salicales   >   Family Salicaceae   >   Genus Populus   

Where to find:

Occurs in woods, thickets, and swampy areas throughout Maryland (Brown and Brown, 1972).

Relationships:

Host plant to various moth species including Gypsonoma substitutionis, Black-rimmed Prominent Moth, Common Gluphisia Moth, Black-etched Prominent Moth, and possibly Four-spotted Gluphisia Moth (Gilligan, Wright, & Gibson, 2008, Miller et al., 2018).

A favorite food of beavers and also used in their dams (Brown and Brown, 1972).

There are 129 records in the project database.

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Bigtooth Aspen leaves in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/5/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A young Bigtooth Aspen growing along a weedy roadside in Dorchester Co., Maryland (6/2/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen, young tree, in Frederick Co., Maryland (7/24/2016). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen leaves in Tucker Co., West Virginia (7/9/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen leaves changing into fall colors in Garrett Co., Maryland (9/27/2012). Photo by Matt Tillett. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen in Howard Co., Maryland (4/27/2014). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/18/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen in Garrett Co., Maryland (11/19/2018). Photo by Boyer and McDowell. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/14/2018). Photo by Matt Grey. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/21/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/21/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen, autumn leaves against trunk of old specimen, in Frederick Co., Maryland (11/7/2015). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/8/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/23/2016). Photo by Bill Hill. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen in Baltimore City, Maryland (4/27/2019). (c) Brett M, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Brett M via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen in Baltimore Co., Maryland (1/22/2020). (c) Peter M Martin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Peter M Martin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen in Baltimore Co., Maryland (1/9/2019). (c) Peter M Martin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Peter M Martin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen in Baltimore Co., Maryland (1/9/2019). (c) Peter M Martin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Peter M Martin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen in Baltimore Co., Maryland (1/22/2020). (c) Peter M Martin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Peter M Martin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Bigtooth Aspen in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/22/2021). (c) johnbotany, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)


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