Species Detail

Populus tremuloides Michx.
Quaking aspen; quaking ash; poplar


Scientific Name:  
Populus tremuloides Michx.
Common Name:  
Quaking aspen; quaking ash; poplar
Myaamia Name:  
siipiomeekwa
Uses:  
Technology
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Undetermined
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Undetermined

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Populus tremuloides Michx.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Blair, E 1911 Use - Technology  branches used as snares for capturing beavers. "For capturing these animals [beaver and other animals] they [tribes along Lakes Huron and Michigan; possibly Miami-Illinois peoples] use snares; in which for bait there is a branch of a tree which they call "trembling tree;" the animals are very fond of this; and in trying to reach the inner end of the snare; where the bait is placed; they step upon a trigger; which lets fall a heavy weight on the animals back and kills it"
Dunn, J.P. Circa 1900 Use - Unknown  "sipiomakwa; quaking ash; grows along rivers"
Botanical Sources  
Populus tremuloides Michx.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. 1991   Occurs in moist upland woods and streamsides; often in areas that have been deforested or burned
Related Sources  
Populus tremuloides Michx.
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