Name : Quaking Aspen
Family : salicaceae
Leaf : round with pointed tip; small rounded teeth; smooth dark green on top; yellowish-green underside.
Bark : smooth; waxy appearance; marked by prominent horizontal lines; light green to white in colour.
Fruit : capsules dhaped like narrow cones.
Uses : matches; pulpwood; plywood.
Did you know that the Quaking Aspen is a favorite of the beaver? They enjoy nibbling them and use them to build their dams.