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 for Populus tremuloides
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Poplar \Pop"lar\, n. [OE. popler, OF. poplier, F. peuplier, fr.
     L. populus poplar.] (Bot.)
     1. Any tree of the genus Populus; also, the timber, which
        is soft, and capable of many uses.
        [1913 Webster]
     Note: The aspen poplar is Populus tremula and Populus
           tremuloides; Balsam poplar is Populus balsamifera;
           Lombardy poplar ({Populus dilatata) is a tall, spiry
           tree; white poplar is Populus alba.
           [1913 Webster]
     2. The timber of the tulip tree; -- called also white
        poplar. [U.S.]
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quaking \Quak"ing\,
     a. & n. from Quake, v.
     [1913 Webster]
     Quaking aspen (Bot.), an American species of poplar
        ({Populus tremuloides), the leaves of which tremble in
        the lightest breeze. It much resembles the European aspen.
        See Aspen.
     Quaking bog, a bog of forming peat so saturated with water
        that it shakes when trodden upon.
     Quaking grass. (Bot.)
     (a) One of several grasses of the genus Briza, having
         slender-stalked and pendulous ovate spikelets, which
         quake and rattle in the wind. Briza maxima is the large
         quaking grass; Briza media and Briza minor are the
         smaller kinds.
     (b) Rattlesnake grass ({Glyceria Canadensis).
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Populus tremuloides
      n 1: slender aspen native to North America [syn: American
           quaking aspen, American aspen, Populus tremuloides]

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