Large-toothed Aspen


Large-tooth Aspen (Populus grandidentata)

Large-tooth aspen occurs in scattered patches throughout Prince Edward Island and is often mistaken for trembling aspen. It is a medium-sized tree, 50 to 60 feet in height and a diameter of 12 to 16 inches. It grows on the same type of soil as the trembling aspen, but reaches it best development on moist sandy slopes or borders of streams. It is found in pure stands also in mixtures of white pine, trembling aspen and white birch. It also reproduces easily from root suckers.

Upcoming Events

Jul
24
Mon
9:00 am Becoming a Naturalist Week 2
Becoming a Naturalist Week 2
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm
This camp builds on the camper’s ability to encounter and describe the natural world. They will use journals, collecting equipment, and take part in many fun activities that will expand their understanding of how to
Jul
29
Sat
10:00 am Tracking the Mammals of PEI
Tracking the Mammals of PEI
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
A walk and talk looking at the native and introduced mammals still found on PEI, as well as a brief look at some of the mammals we’ve lost. After a brief presentation, we’ll head off
Jul
31
Mon
9:00 am Young Ecologists Week 2
Young Ecologists Week 2
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm
This camp will begin to introduce the campers to the amazing complexity of our native Acadian forests. They will dissect owl pellets, take part in forest restoration planning and plantings and develop their understanding of