Lakebottom Tree Walk

Yellow Poplar
Liriodendron tulipifera

With its straight trunk and characteristic conical crown, yellow poplar is a distinct and valuable hardwood trees occurring in Georgia. Its characteristic leaves have 4-6 broadly notched lobes. Leaves turn bright yellow in the fall. The flowers are tulip shaped, greenish yellow in color. The tree is also known as the tulip poplar. The tree is a much prized shade and park tree.

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