Populus nigra Linnaeus 1753 (Family Salicaceae)


Trees

Bark

Leaf

Male Flowers

Female Flowers

Height: <30 m
Ectomycorrhizal
Lacks Persistent Seed Bank
Dioecious, Flowering April (Earliest: 20.3)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Pollination: Wind
Seed Dispersal: Wind
Mycorrhizae:
Several Tricholomataceae

Cortinarius hinnuleus

Cortinarius saturninus

Hebeloma crustuliniforme

Hebeloma leucosarx

Entoloma majaloides

Lactarius evosmus

Lactarius fulvissimus

Suillellus luridus

Scleroderma bovista
Parasites:
Drepanopeziza populorum

Drepanopeziza punctiformis

Melampsora allii-populina

Inonotus cuticularis

Stigmella assimilella

Harmandiola tremulae Larva
(Leaf Gall)

Agromyza albitarsis

Aulagromyza populicola

Rhamphus pulicarius Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Tachyerges salicis

Saperda populnea Larva
(Branch Gall)
Possible Parasites:
Several Polyporaceae

Bjerkandera fumosa

Sarcodontia spumea

Inonotus hispidus
Herbivores:
Several Nymphalidae Larvae

Several Erebidae

Several Geometridae

Many Noctuidae Larvae

Many Notodontidae

Ancylis laetana Larva

Gypsonoma sociana Larva

Tethea or Larva

Laothoe populi Larva

Poecilocampa populi

Many Chrysomelidae

Phyllobius pyri
Possible Herbivores:
Several Erebidae

Several Geometridae Larvae

Many Tortricidae

Acronicta alni Larva

Ochropacha duplaris

Cossus cossus

Cerura erminea

Several Tenthredinidae

Several Curculionidae

Clytra laeviuscula

Clytra quadripunctata

Melolontha melolontha
Possible Sapivores:
Pentatoma rufipes

Blepharidopterus angulatus
Possible Xylophages:
Dinoptera collaris Larva
Florivores:
Xanthia icteritia Larva

Dorytomus dejeani
Possible Florivores:
Xanthia togata Larva

Gypsonoma dealbana Larva
Lichens:
Ramalina farinacea

Ochrolechia microstictoides

Phlyctis argena
Wood Decomposers:
Hemipholiota populnea

Pleurotus ostreatus

Pleurotus pulmonarius

Myxarium nucleatum

Several Polyporaceae

Bjerkandera fumosa

Trypophloeus asperatus

Ampedus pomonae Larva

Lonchaea palposa Larva

Angiosperm Generalists
Leaf Decomposers:
Phyllosticta populina

Drepanopeziza populorum

Drepanopeziza punctiformis

Venturia populina

Discosia artocreas

Chalara aurea

Angiosperm Generalists

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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