black Italian poplar

noun

Definition of black Italian poplar

: a rapid-growing hybrid poplar produced by crossing an Old World black poplar (Populus nigra) with the cottonwood of eastern North America and widely used in screen plantings, often being treated by the nursery trade as a separate species (P. serotina)

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“Black Italian poplar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20Italian%20poplar. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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