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Tuliptree (Yellow Poplar) The tulip poplar tree is the Tennessee state tree. A fast-growing tree with bright green leaves that resemble tulip flowers in profile and turn golden yellow in fall. Greenish-yellow flowers are carried high in the tree. Stems are aromatic. Likes full sun. Grows to 70' to 90', 40' spread.
In the forest at Pocomoke River State Park in Pocomoke City, Maryland.