tulip poplar

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The eaglets’ parents, Mr. President and the First Lady, have kept a nest at the arboretum in a tulip poplar tree for several years. Dana Hedgpeth, Washington Post, "Second eaglet hatches in nest at arboretum in Northeast D.C.," 3 May 2018 Tree varieties native to the county include red maple, tulip poplar, white oak, black walnut, eastern red cedar and redbud. Staff Report, The Aegis, "Harford County to observe Arbor Day on March 30 at Annie's Playground," 27 Mar. 2018 The park is populated by tulip poplars, American beech, oaks, white pine, sycamores, box elders, and red maples, among other species. Frank Kummer, Philly.com, "Wissahickon park trees, trails took big storm hit, and more is on the way," 6 Mar. 2018 The yellow, orange and red of trees such as walnut, tulip poplar, other maples and beech and birch show up next, and the season ends with the darker reds and browns of oaks. Karen Chávez, USA TODAY, "What’s the fall color outlook for Western North Carolina?," 31 Aug. 2017 After several months of research and developing designs, Kroner built his tree house 45 feet up in the air straddled between a sycamore and tulip poplar. Sheila Vilvens, Cincinnati.com, "Northside tree house builder to be on Animal Planet," 15 Sep. 2017 The lack of drought should also be favorable for trees like tulip poplar, which tend to drop their leaves early and are sensitive to dry conditions, Neufeld said. Karen Chávez, USA TODAY, "What’s the fall color outlook for Western North Carolina?," 31 Aug. 2017 The nest at the Arboretum, situated high in a tulip poplar in the Azalea Collection, offers easy fishing access in the nearby river. Aaron Sidder, Smithsonian, "The Country’s Most Famous Bald Eagle Pair Just Laid Another Egg," 21 Feb. 2017

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1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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