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Is a Quaking Aspen a gymnosperm or angiosperm?

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May 29, 2007 4:28AM

Populus tremuloides (Quaking Aspen) is in the order Salicales of subclass Archichlamydae of class Dicotyledonae in the subdivision Angiospermae. The shape and moment of its leaves make them appear to "tremble" in the slightest breeze. Gymnosperms are generally evergreens with needle leaves.