Swamp Cottonwood (N.C. Extension Gardener Plant Toolbox)
Swamp Cottonwood is a large deciduous tree in the willow family. It is found in riparian and low-lying wet areas in the Southeast.
Swamp Cottonwood (USDA Forest Service)
Though most often found on heavy clays, swamp cottonwood also grows on the edges of, but not in, the muck swamps of the Southeast. Optimum growth and development is in the deep, moist soils of shallow swamps and low-lying areas near tidewater
Swamp Cottonwood (Virginia Tech Dendrology)
Learn to identify swamp cottonwood by its leaf, flower, fruit, twig, bark and form.