yellow poplar


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Recent Examples on the Web Large 100' tall oaks, yellow poplars, and cypress are being replaced with fifteen-foot tall privet forests. Jefferson County Cooperative Extension,, "The problem with privet (Garden Talk)," 29 Mar. 2018 With the project, the neighborhood will lose some yellow poplars and, potentially, the salamanders living under the rocks near the creek, songbirds, fox and deer. Luz Lazo, Washington Post, "Changing trail design could jeopardize entire I-66 widening project," 3 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of yellow poplar

1759, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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