[ bˈɔːlsəm pˈɒplə], [ bˈɔːlsəm pˈɒplə], [ b_ˈɔː_l_s_ə_m p_ˈɒ_p_l_ə]
How to use "Balsam poplar" in context?
The balsam poplar is a large, relatively common tree found throughout the northern United States and Canada. The tree is handsome, with a broad, rounded crown, and long, drooping limbs. The bark is smooth and gray, and the leaves are somewhat triangular in shape, with pointed tips. The tree is tolerant of both dry and wet conditions, and can grow to be up to 60 feet tall. The fruit is a round, hard nut, and the tree is popular with wildlife, especially squirrels and birds. The balsam poplar is a valuable timber tree, and can be used to make furniture, pulp, and paper.
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