Indigenous Woody Plants of the Eastern United State_Frett_Date_030210

Indigenous Woody - Canopy Trees Continued 1 Liriodendron tulipifera 1 Tulip Tree 1 70-90[150 light sun 2 Flowers fall color soil moist 3

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Canopy Trees Continued 1. Liriodendron tulipifera 1. Tulip Tree 1. 70’-90’ [150’] - light: sun 2. Flowers, fall color - soil: moist 3. Throughout -FACU 4. Rich, moist woods - climax 2. Notes: leaves: 4 lobed. Fruit: cup like, or center of the axis is to the left. Bud: large, valvate, has stipules (looks like a platypus head) 2. Magnolia acuminate 1. Cucumbertree Magnolia 1. 50’-80’ - light: sun-part 2. Flowers - soil: moist 3. Throughout - 4. Rich, moist woods - climax 2. Notes: leaf: large. Buds: fuzzy and valvate. Flower: blue/greenish 3. Magnolia grandiflora 1. Southern Magnolia 1. 60’-80’ - light: sun-part 2. White flowers - soil: moist 3. South - FAC 4. Swamp forests and low woodlands - climax 2. Notes: evergreen. Leaves: shiny, plastic like, backside of leaf is browner. 4. Nyssa sylvatica 1. Black Tupelo 1. 30’-50’ - light: sun-part 2. Fall color - soil: moist-dry 3. Throughout - FAC 4. Dry-moist woods, rocky slopes - climax 2. Notes: bud: leaf scar has three dots. Leaves: simple, usually no lobes
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course PLSC 214 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.

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Indigenous Woody - Canopy Trees Continued 1 Liriodendron tulipifera 1 Tulip Tree 1 70-90[150 light sun 2 Flowers fall color soil moist 3

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