Aspen, Quaking Populus tremuloidies, 18-24’’ tall
Also called Trembling Aspen for the way the leaves tremble in the slightest breeze. Makes ideal habitat for ruffed grouse. Will grow 3’ or more per year and reach 50 – 90 feet tall. Will form a colony of trees over time. Can grow on a wide range of soils. Needs full sun.