Also known as Populus tremuloides, the Trembling Aspen is a deciduous tree that is found in north America. It is easily identified by its trembling leaves, which earned it its name.
The Trembling Aspen grows up to 40 feet tall and has a spread of around 20 feet. Its bark is smooth and grey, while its leaves are green with a white underside. They turn yellow in the fall.
The Trembling Aspen is an important part of the ecosystem, providing food and shelter for animals and birds. It grows in moist areas such as meadows, wetlands, and along rivers and streams. I
It is best seen in the fall, when its leaves turn yellow and the trees are covered in a blanket of colour.