Pioppo bianco - Populus alba L. - Adele Pelizzoni
Pioppo bianco – Populus alba L.
The silver poplar is a typical italian tree that can be found also in Emilia Romagna, especially near the Po river.
Populus alba is also known as silver poplar for its leaves, which have white felted undersides. The piece represented in the drawing was taken from a dry branch found inside the Botanical Garden of Bologna.
Coloured pencils and graphite pencil