Popular and Pines
Is poplar wood in the pine family?
poplar (Populus) is in the Salicaceae or willow family.
pine (Pinus) is in the Pinaceae or pine family.
Anthony Brach Ph.D.
No. Poplars, genus Populus, family Salicaceae
Pines, genus Pinus, family Pinaceae
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Update: June 2012