The tulip poplar is easily recognized by its beautiful late spring flower show and its almost equally vibrant fall colors. This tree is the tallest of North American hardwoods. It often grows up to 100 feet or more and it's used in making furniture, cabinetry, musical instruments, and wood veneer.
In the early history of the United States, tulip poplar trees grew to be giants up to 200 feet tall or more! It's most known on the Eastern sea board and is most loved for its large, yellow and orange tulip shaped flowers. The flowers often bloom in May and early June. The trees are absolutely stunning. You can see them from afar.
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