tulip poplar


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Recent Examples on the Web At least our trees are native: maple, tulip poplar, holly. Ellen Nibali, baltimoresun.com, 30 June 2021 The tulip poplar is part of a global study about tree growth. Washington Post, 20 Apr. 2021 The sanctuary is nestled among tulip poplar, black walnut, and sourwood trees in the mountains of northern Georgia. Greg Kahn, National Geographic, 8 July 2020 On the lawn of the East Terrace, right by the mansion, sits three old tulip poplars and a beech tree. Adrian Higgins, Washington Post, 19 Feb. 2020 With varying sponsorship levels ranging from $50 for one tree to $1,000 for 20 trees, Greenway volunteers will plant sycamores, river birches, red maples, swamp white oaks, and tulip poplars, all native tree species, Baker said. Taylor Deville, baltimoresun.com, 4 Oct. 2019 And, bonus — the park is home to what is believed to be the largest tree in Louisville's park system, a 120-feet tall tulip poplar, which turns a vibrant yellow during fall. Emma Austin, The Courier-Journal, 8 Nov. 2019 Original plantings of white pine and hemlocks have faded, and the dominant trees are white and chestnut oaks, tulip poplar and American beeches. Washington Post, 29 Oct. 2019 The woods around me are almost all tulip poplar since the gypsy moths wiped out the oaks years ago. Ellen Nibali, baltimoresun.com, 13 June 2019

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First Known Use of tulip poplar

1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Tulip poplar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tulip%20poplar. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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