Text Box:  Occur in moist well drained soils often on slopes or in low woods.
Text Box: Liriodendron tulipifera L.; Tulip-Tree
Text Box: N C STATE UNIVERSITY

Long, straight, tall trunk with light grey coloring.

Buds opening on a twig in the spring,  with an alternate arrangement of leaf scars. The stipular scars encircle the twig.

Fruit remnants persist through the winter.

Unusually leaf shape helps to distinguish the Tulip-Tree.

Stipular scar