EPPO Global Database

Populus x canescens(POPCN)

Last modification: 2002-03-02

Basic information
  • EPPO code: POPCN
  • Preferred name: Populus x canescens
  • Authority: (Aiton) Smith


A natural hybrid between the European parent species, found occasionally in the wild. This hybrid has been the basis for a selection and propagation programme, which makes P. canescens the commonest plantation poplar in western Europe

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Populus alba x P. tremula
Populus albotremula Krause
Populus canescens (Aiton) Smith
Populus x hybrida Marschall von Bieberstein

Common names
Name Language
сива топола Bulgarian
pollancre canescent Catalan
topol šedý Czech
grå-poppel Danish
Graupappel German
grey poplar English
álamo bastardo Spanish
álamo cano Spanish
chopo bastardo Spanish
hall haab Estonian
harmaapoppeli Finnish
blanc de Hollande French
grisard French
peuplier blanchâtre French
peuplier grisaille French
peuplier grisard French
ypréau French
szürke nyár Hungarian
pioppo canescente Italian
pioppo gattinero Italian
pioppo grigio Italian
pilkoji tuopa Lithuanian
pelēcīgā apse Latvian
grauwe abeel Dutch
grijze populier Dutch
gråpoppel Norwegian
topola szara Polish
choupo-cinzento Portuguese
plop cenușiu Romanian
белолистка Russian
тополь гибридный Russian
тополь седеющий Russian
тополь сереющий Russian
topoľ sivý Slovak
plep Albanian
gråpoppel Swedish
boz kavak Turkish
тополя сірувата Ukrainian
yín huī yáng Chinese
银灰杨 Chinese