February 6, 2016


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What other names is Aspen known by?

Álamo Temblón, American Aspen, European Aspen, Peuplier Faux-Tremble, Populi Cortex, Populi Folium, Populus tremuloides, Populus tremula, Quaking Aspen, Trembling Aspen, Zitter-Pappel.

What is Aspen?

Aspen is a tree. The bark and leaf of the tree are used to make medicine.

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