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Liriodendron tulipifera L., Yellow Poplar
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Liriodendron tulipifera have a large
single, straight trunk.
William B. Umstead State Park
Late October- Wake Co., North Carolina
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Yellow Poplar is one of the tallest trees in
all of the eastern North American forests, 
rivaled only by Eastern White Pine, Pinus
strobus.
Late October- Wake Co., North Carolina
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Liriodendron tulipifera are desirable for
landscaping, as they are fast growing
and create plenty of shade.
Wake Co., North Carolina
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Adequate space for growth is a
must when ladnscaping, however,
as Tuliptrees can grow quite large.
Wake Co., North Carolina
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The bark of Liriodendron tulipifera has
vertical ridges and is ashy brown with
reddish patches where the inner bark is
exposed. Wake Co., North Carolina
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Yellow poplars, or Tuliptrees, are found
in deciduous forests in moist soil.  They
don't do as well on very dry or very wet
sites.  Wake Co., North Carolina
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Liriodendron tulipifera trees can grow as
much as 50 feet in their first 20 years.
Wake Co., North Carolina
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Yellow poplar (which is not actually a
poplar) bark becomes rougher over time,
developing deep vertical fissures.
William B. Umstead State Park
October- Wake Co., North Carolina
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The leaves of this species earn it the
common name Tuliptree as they are
tulip shaped.
Wake Co., North Carolina
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Yellow poplar leaves turn bright yellow
in the fall, earning it yet another
common name.
Wake Co., North Carolina
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With such a distinct leaf shape,
Liriodendron tulipifera is easily
recognizable, even with out the flowers.
Wake Co., North Carolina
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Flowers of Yellow Poplar are white and bloom
from late spring through summer.
Photo citation: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS
PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast
wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species.
Northeast National Technical Center, Chester. 
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Yellow poplar leaves are yellowish green
yellow with yellow ribs, or veins.
Wake Co., North Carolina
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