EPPO Global Database

Populus balsamifera(POPBA)

Code created in: 2002-04-09

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: POPBA
  • Preferred name: Populus balsamifera
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Canada and Alaska, extending into northern USA in Rockies and east. Introduced in some European countries

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Populus candicans Aiton
Populus tacamahaca Miller

Common names
Name Language
balsam poplar English
bam tree English
eastern balsam poplar English
hackmatack English (US)
tacamahaca English (US)
Balsampappel German
baumier French (CA)
peuplier baumier French
peuplier de Caroline French
álamo balsámico Spanish
pioppo balsamico Italian
balsempopulier Dutch
álamo-balsámico Portuguese
choupo-balsámico Portuguese
balsampoppel Swedish
тополь бальзамический Russian
balsampoppel Danish
balsampoppel Norwegian
palsamipoppel Finnish
balzsamos nyár Hungarian
балзамична топола Bulgarian
сребриста топола Bulgarian
topol balzámový Czech
topol bělavý Czech
миришљава топола Serbian
тополя бальзамічна Ukrainian
тополя сива Ukrainian