Fremont cottonwood

Fre·​mont cottonwood | \ ˈfrēˌmänt- \

Definition of Fremont cottonwood

: a poplar (Populus fremontii) of the southwestern U.S. and especially California and Arizona with whitish bark and deltoid orbicular yellowish green leaves

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History and Etymology for Fremont cottonwood

after John Frémont †1890 American explorer

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“Fremont cottonwood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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