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Aspen

aspenPopulus tremula

Its bark is smooth, green-grey with horizontal pitting.

The aspen is widespread and common on damp sites.

It  is used for plywood, veneers, pulp, baskets and matches.

 


 


 

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.