White Poplar

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

White Poplar

 

(Populus alba), a tree of the family Salicaceae having white tomentose leaves and young shoots. Other poplar species having white tomentose leaves are also called white poplars.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

white poplar

traditional symbol of time. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
See: Time
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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