tulip poplar


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tulip poplar

[′tü·ləp ′päp·lər]
(botany)
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Compare bacterial abundance in fallen leaves from oaks and tulip poplar.
Also, more beetles were collected in pitfall traps placed under sugar maple, and significantly fewer were collected under tulip poplar.
Of these remaining trees, none are more distinguished than his two tulip poplars.
Sugar maples (21-30 m in height) and white oak (24-30 m in height) are generally shorter with sparser, but wider canopies than tulip poplar (80 120 m in height) (Little, 1996).
On a misty morning in Barnardsville, Andy Bennett guides Allis, an eleven-year-old draft horse, as she pulls a chain bearing two lengths of tulip poplar trunk toward a clearing.
The list of common names for Liriodendron tulipifera include tulip poplar and tulip tree.
That finding led the team to modify the family tree connecting modern magnolias and the tulip poplar tree.
However, the vast majority of woodland botanicals live under "sweet" soft trees, like tulip poplar, beech, maple, basswood, and dogwood.
The trees have been featured in the PBS documentary Silent Witnesses; in the syndicated "Tree Stories"; and on The Late Show with David Letterman, where Meyer presented the comedian with a David Letterman Tulip Poplar, the offspring of a tree in his Broad Ripple, Indiana, hometown.
Colonial Properties Trust (NYSE: CLP) will petition the Roswell city council Monday night for assistance in saving a giant tulip poplar tree located on the fringes of a 67-acre, $100 million office park.
The tulip poplar had withstood gunpowder, lightning strikes, college pranks, and vandalism.