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JimLewis
10-04-2008, 05:24 PM
I should know this....I took a classification class in college and remember seeing this one. But that was a long time ago. Anyone help me out???

See photos below. The leaf should be the dead giveaway.



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allinearth
10-04-2008, 06:21 PM
tulip poplar

nlminc
10-04-2008, 06:30 PM
tulip poplar


yes, they are all over the place here in GA.

JimLewis
10-04-2008, 06:37 PM
Yes, yes. Thanks. They call it "Tulip Tree" around here. Liriodendron. That was actually on the contractor's exam for our state. :hammerhead:

lawnwizards
10-07-2008, 09:03 AM
beautiful foliage in the fall. seems they turn way before the other trees around here. only other tree we have more of are the locusts.

corey4671
10-07-2008, 09:05 AM
that would be the state tree of Tennessee. Funny thing is I rarely see any of them around here.

allinearth
10-08-2008, 09:34 PM
I always considered tulip tree to be more of the tulip, saucer, magnolia variety.

JimLewis
10-08-2008, 11:26 PM
Yes, the Saucer Magnolia is often (erroneously) referred to as "tulip tree" as well.

allinearth
10-09-2008, 07:37 AM
Guess now I'LL have to review the trees in Dirr's book just to clean it up for myself. If you guys do much planting at all I would seriously consider getting a copy. Think its the Manual of hardy trees or something. Use it almost every week and can't recall the exact name:cry: