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Populus simonii Carrière

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Populus L. (ヤマナラシ)
Terihadoronoki (テリハドロノキ, 照葉泥ノ木), Simon poplar or Chinese poplar
Shimoniidoro (シモニードロ), 小葉楊 in Chinese
Lifeform: deciduous tree with 20-30 m in height
Distribution: China - Siberia - Korea
Habitat: river valleys, by-streams, etc., often on sandy soils
Seed dispersal: wind
Bark (樹皮)
Chromosome number: 2n = 38
Use: erosion control
var. latifolia C. Wang et S. L. Tung
var. liaotungensis (C. Wang et Skvortzov) C. Wang et S. L. Tung
var. rotundifolia S. C. Lu ex C. Wang et S. L. Tung
var. simonii
var. tsinlingensis C. Wang et C. Y. Yu

Populus simonii transplanted in Hokkaido

[1-3] in the orestry nursery of Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, on October 18 2017.