Other Common Names/Trade Names: Tulip poplar, tuliptree
Scientific Name: Liriodedron tulipifera
Best Characteristics for Identification: Marginal parenchyma, noded rays, distinct heartwood colors.
Uses: Low-grade lumber, framing for furniture and cabinets, veneer core stock.
General Natural Range: East of the Mississippi River. North to central Michigan, central New York and southern New England.
Identical or Nearly Identical Species: Southern Magnolia, Yellow Poplar
Other Species Easily Confused With: None
Means of Distinguishing Similar Species : None