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Liriodendron tulipiferaLiriodendron tulipifera

tulip tree, tulip poplar, yellow poplar

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 70-100'
Spread: 35-50'
Flowers: Jun.-Jun.; greenish yellow
Fruit: Aug.-Nov.; brown; winged
Fall color: yellow

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: 4.5-6.5
Soil type: Loamy Sandy

Habitat

bottomlands in wet to mesic woods, mountain coves, and lower slopes

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE PA NY WV VA

Wildlife

Hummingbird Songbird Small mammal *

Notes

fast growth



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1253.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004