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Yellow Poplar Bark

Yellow Poplar Bark

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Yellow poplar bark is an easy identification marker. Look at the gray-green bark with unique "inverted V" on limb to trunk connections.
Yellow Poplar Bark

Yellow Poplar Bark

Steve Nix

Yellow Poplar (Lireodendron tulipifera) - Alternate Ranked

  • "Duck bill" or "mitten" looking buds.
  • Large stipule scars encircling the twig.
  • Cone-like aggregate of samaras.
  • Buds "fuzzy".
  • Unique "inverted V" on limb to trunk connection.
  • Gray-green bark with light furrows.
  • Pith often divided by partitions of stone cells.
  • Identify Yellow Poplar

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