tulip poplar

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Noun1.tulip poplar - tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruittulip poplar - tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit; yields soft white woods used especially for cabinet work
true tulipwood, whitewood, yellow poplar, tulipwood, white poplar - light easily worked wood of a tulip tree; used for furniture and veneer
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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Average diameter: Red oak: ______White oak: ______ Tulip poplar: ______
Yellow poplar is one of those woods with a wide range of names, among them canarywood, canoe-wood, tulipwood and tulip poplar. It is not a true poplar, however, but from the species Liriodendron tulipfera, related to the magnolia tree.
Urban bees have to work harder to gather their pollen as they buzz from the patio herb garden to the tulip poplar by the playground and then to the linden tree that arches over the corner store.
ABSTRACT--Insects were sampled using pitfall traps during a two-year study in four mixed hardwood forest sites (cove, slope, open, and tornado-damaged) to determine their diversity beneath three dominant tree species: white oak, Quercus alba L.; sugar maple, Acer saccharum Marsh; and tulip poplar, Liriodendvon tulipi/era L.
Living under a canopy of maple, oak, pine and tulip poplar trees, Dioscorea villosa gracefully twists and turns, reaching for the dappled sunlight at the forest's edge.
If you want a change of mind or heart, you might change venue--a place with a window blessed with a tulip poplar or a windowless window, if that's your taste, that confronts a wall.
The last living Liberty Tree, a 600-year-old tulip poplar located in Annapolis, Md., died in 1999.
"Few citizens can say they gave their entire life to dedicated service." Senators purchased a tulip poplar tree that was dedicated to O'Bannon during a ceremony in the state museum garden.
red cedar 0.04 Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip poplar 0.045 Acer rebrum Red maple 0.047 Phyllostachy's sp.
Liriodendron tulipifera--Tuliptree, Tulip Poplar, Yellow Poplar
The George Washington tulip poplar, planted by our first President himself at Mount Vernon, Va., in 1785, has proven especially reluctant to produce offspring.
Among original plants that are making a comeback are white oak, sweet-gum and tulip poplar. Once re-established, the native plants will provide useful foods and nesting places for both resident and migrating wildlife.