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Tulip Tree

Liriodendron tulipifera

Plant Data

Order:
Magnoliales
Family:
Magnoliaceae (Magnolia)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Yellow tulip-shaped flower with an orange centre.
Fruit:
A sandy brown-coloured cone.
Leaves:
A deciduous tree with very distinctive leaves. So called for the shape of its leaves. The leaves are the shape of a tulip flower. They are positioned alternately along the stems. Stalked leaves, turning yellow or light brown in autumn.
Maximum Size:
40 meters tall.
Other Names:
Canary Whitewood, Canoewood, Lyre Tree, North American Whitewood, Saddle Tree, Tulip Poplar, Western Poplar, Whitewood, Yellow Poplar.
Habitats:
Parkland.