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Tennessee State Tree:

tulip tree blossom opening - click to see all state trees
Tulip poplar blossom beginning to open; photo by Anita Gould on Flickr
(noncommercial use permitted with attribution).
See All State Trees - National Tree.

Tulip Poplar

The tulip poplar (Liriodendron Tulipifera) was officially recognized as the state tree of Tennessee in 1947. The tulip poplar grows abundantly throughout Tennessee and pioneers of the state used the tulip poplar to construct houses and farm buildings.

American tulip tree - click to see all state trees
American Tulip Tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) bark; photo by and ©2006 Derek Ramsey on Wikipedia (GNU Free Documentation License Version 1.2). See All State Trees - National Tree.
Tulip poplar flower & leaves - click to see all state trees
Tulip Poplar blossom and leaves; photo by Lindley Ashline /
winged photography on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution). See All State Trees - National Tree.
Tulip tree blossom - click to see all state trees
Tulip poplar blossom; photo by Christine Schmidt on Flickr (use permitted with attribution). See All State Trees - National Tree.
Source:
State Symbols - STATE TREE: Tennessee Dept. of State
E. Brunner: Tulip Tree contact: evbbrunner@yahoo.com
Links:
All State Trees - National Tree

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