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Campus Tour:
Tulip Tree

Liriodendron tulipifera (Tulip Tree)

18. Also near the south Reed Hall entrance you can find a tree with unusual flowers and a rhythmic sounding scientific name: Liriodendron tulipifera (Tulip tree, or Yellow Poplar). Leaves of this tree are simple, alternate, and each have 4 lobes with a deep notch near the tip. The late summer flowers look very much like tulips with green and/or orange petals.

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