Wislizenus's cottonwood

noun
Wis·​li·​ze·​nus's cottonwood | \ ¦vislət¦sānəsə̇z-\

Definition of Wislizenus's cottonwood

: a poplar (Populus wislizenii) of the southwestern U.S. that is often planted as a shade tree in arid regions and has large yellowish green leaves

called also Wiz‧le‧zen's poplar\ ˈvisləˌzānz-​\

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History and Etymology for Wislizenus's cottonwood

after Frederick A. Wislizenus †1889 American physician and explorer born in Germany

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