Liriodendron tulipifera - Tulip tree

Native large deciduous tree.

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  • <i>Liriodendron tulipifera</i> ( Tulip tree ) - The flowers are large, about 2 inches.  However, mature trees have very few lower branches and the flowers way up are obscured by the leaves that are already out.
    Liriodendron tulipifera ( Tulip tree )
    Photos H. & M. Ling - 6/7/2005 Morris County, NJ
  • <i>Liriodendron tulipifera</i> ( Tulip tree ) - A closer look inside.
    Liriodendron tulipifera ( Tulip tree )
    Photos H. & M. Ling - 6/7/2005 Morris County, NJ
  • <i>Liriodendron tulipifera</i> ( Tulip tree ) - Fruit
    Liriodendron tulipifera ( Tulip tree )
    Photos H. & M. Ling - 8/13/2008 Morris County, NJ
  • <i>Liriodendron tulipifera</i> ( Tulip tree ) - Distinctive leaf
    Liriodendron tulipifera ( Tulip tree )
    Photos H. & M. Ling - 8/13/2008 Morris County, NJ
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Additional information:
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a878
http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/l/lirtul/lirtul1.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liriodendron_tulipifera