Plant ID forum: Cannot figure out this tree

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Name: Zwei7
Ontario (Zone 6b)
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zwei7
Jun 28, 2017 11:31 PM CST
Pretty tall tree I have no idea about.

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Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI (Zone 10b)
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Metrosideros
Jun 29, 2017 12:46 AM CST
Maybe Populus tremuloides, Quaking Aspen.

https://www.arborday.org/trees...
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Jun 29, 2017 2:42 PM CST
I agree
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Jun 29, 2017 3:53 PM CST
I also agree, sure looks like Quaking Aspen. Here are two photos from our database:


It's also called "Trembling Aspen" and there are some good leaf, bark and entire tree photos on this page for comparison too: http://ontariotrees.com/main/s...
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Name: Zwei7
Ontario (Zone 6b)
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zwei7
Jul 27, 2017 9:11 PM CST
Thanks everyone!
When the wind blows through the canopy it makes the ocean wave crashing sound.

Upon inspection, the leaf stems (petioles) allows for the leaves to move quite freely and smack into each other to create this sound. Other leaf stems do make sound since they are round, like a rigid straw, but these leaf stems are flat, like a floppy ribbon.
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