The Liriodendron Tulipifera
is commonly known as Blue-poplar
, Yellow Wood
, as well as Yellow-poplar< Go Back
Yellow-poplar inhabits eastern North America. The species ranges from
Vermont, west through southern Ontario and Michigan, south to Louisiana,
and east to northern Florida [1
The currently accepted scientific name of yellow-poplar is Liriodendron
tulipifera L. (Magnoliaceae) [30
]. Recognized varieties and forms are
as follows [28
L. t. var. fastigiatum (L.) Jaeq.
L. t. var. obtusilobum (L.) Michx.
L. t. forma aureomarginatum Schwerin
L. t. forma integrifolium Kirchr.
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Much of the information presented here is attributed to:
Griffith, Randy Scott. 1991. Liriodendron tulipifera. In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online].
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service,
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Available at USDA Forest Service.