Tulip Tree

Tulip Tree
Liriodendron tulipifera
Height up to 32 m
Natural range: China and North America

Cultivated as an ornamental in eastern and western US states and north Europe. Timber, called ‘white wood’, is used in North America for house interiors and musical instruments.  Bark has been used as a heart stimulant.

Flowers yellow, green, flushed orange in June.

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