Eastern Cottonwood

  • Family: Salicaceae

    Eastern Cottonwood Map

    Eastern Cottonwood can grow to a large tree that is 65–130 feet tall and with a trunk that can be nearly 6 feet in diameter.  This makes it one of the largest North American hardwood trees.

    Cottonwoods tend to grow in deep moist soils along the margins of rivers, streams, and lakes.