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Liriodendron tulipifera

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees, Deciduous

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade, shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist

Soil Description: acid, rich, clay, sand

Height: 60'-100' +

Bloom Time: April, May, June

Bloom Color: yellow, orange

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts birds, attracts butterflies, attracts hummingbirds, fall interest, medicinal, shade tree

Liriodendron tulipifera (tuliptree)
  • Liriodendron tulipifera (tuliptree)
  • Liriodendron tulipifera (tuliptree)
  • Liriodendron tulipifera (tuliptree)
  • Liriodendron tulipifera (tuliptree)

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Description

Liriodendron tulipifera

Also known as:

tuliptree

,

tulip poplar

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WV

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Magnoliidae
Order Magnoliales
Family Magnoliaceae Magnolia family
Genus Liriodendron tuliptree
Species Liriodendron tulipifera tuliptree