Populus balsamifera

Populus balsamifera

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Populus balsamifera L.
Engl.: balsam poplar, eastern balsam poplar, balm of Gilead, balm of Gilead buds, black cottonwood, hackmatack, tacamahac, tacomahaca, western balsam poplar.
Deu.: Balsampappel, Östliche Balsampappel.
Fran.: peuplier baumier.
Sven.: balsampoppel, äkta balsampoppel.
Suom.: kartanopoppeli, palsamipoppeli.
Pharm.: populi gemmae.
Bot. syn.: Populus candicans Ait., Populus hastata Dode, Populus michauxii Dode, Populus tacamahaca P. Mill., Populus tristis Fisch., Populus x candicans auct.

Balm of gilead buds.

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