Populus Balsamifera, or more commonly know as Balsam Poplar, is a tree with yellow-green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Populus. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 80 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during late spring and is intolerant of shade. Populus Balsamifera or Balsam Poplar's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, New Hampshire, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
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