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Latin Name: Liriodendron tulipifera L.
Common Name: Tulip Tree or Tulip Poplar
General Description: Large tree, commonly reaching a height of 30 m (100 feet) and occasionally exceeding 50 m (185 feet), with a large straight trunk with no lower branches.
Geographical Distribution: Found throughout most of the eastern United States east of the Mississippi River.
Ecological Distribution: Usually occurring in lowland areas with moist, rich soils. Most common in forests subject to disturbance.
Mycorrhizal Status: Endomycorrhizal