Definition of balsam poplar in English:

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balsam poplar


A North American poplar tree that yields balsam.
  • Populus balsamifera, family Salicaceae.
Example sentences
  • Other less-common tree species included black spruce, jack pine, and balsam poplar.
  • White spruce forest also includes paper birch and balsam poplar.
  • Forest canopy layer was dominated by trembling aspen and white spruce, but also contained some black spruce and balsam poplar.

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Syllabification: bal·sam pop·lar

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