Quaking Aspen

Populus tremuloides

Also called Trembling Aspen or Quiver-Leaf, this deciduous tree is native to the cooler regions of North America. This tree has glossy green leaves that become golden yellow in the fall. Its scientific and common names derive from the fluttering quality of its leaves in wind.
Habitat:
Grows in a variety of soils on slopes.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree growing to 30 m tall.
Bloom Time:
Early to mid-spring.
Longevity:
Short-lived.
Presence in US:
AK AR AZ CA CO CT DE IA ID IL IN MA MD ME MI MN MO MT NC ND NE NH NJ NM NV NY OH OR PA RI SD TX UT VA VT WA WI WV WY
Presence in Canada:
AB BC MB NB NL NS NU ON PE QC SK YT