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Quaking aspen  These trees are beautiful, and I love the white trunks. This picture was taken by the camp ground in Kingston, Nevada. Fall,Geotagged,Populus tremuloides,United States,colorful,trees Click/tap to enlarge

Quaking aspen

These trees are beautiful, and I love the white trunks. This picture was taken by the camp ground in Kingston, Nevada.

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''Populus tremuloides'' is a deciduous tree native to cooler areas of North America, one of several species referred to by the common name Aspen. It is commonly called quaking aspen, trembling aspen, American aspen, Quakies, mountain or golden aspen, trembling poplar, white poplar, popple, and even more names. The trees have tall trunks, up to 25 meters tall, with smooth pale bark, scarred with black. The glossy green leaves, dull beneath, become golden to yellow, rarely red, in autumn. The species.. more

Similar species: Malpighiales
Species identified by Bobbi McDonald
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By Bobbi McDonald

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Uploaded May 11, 2015. Captured in Kingston, Austin, NV 89310, USA.