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#6: Eastern Tulip Tree

  Tree #6:  Eastern Tulip Tree

Liriodendron tulipifera  (leer-ee-oh-DEN-drun  too-lip-IFF-ur-uh)

  • Also called ‘Tulip Poplar’
  • Native to Eastern US
  • From Magnolia Family
  • Has many 4 to 6” yellow, orange and cream colored flowers high on branches in the spring
  • ’goose foot’ shaped leaves that turn yellow and gold in fall
  • Average life over 150 years and can reach 160 feet tall

 

Flower in the Spring, Click 'once' to enlarge image

 

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Eastern Tulip Tree photo

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