Tulip-tree (Liriodendron tulipifera)
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Latin (scientific) name: Liriodendron tulipifera
Common English name: Tulip-tree
French name: Tulipier de Virginie
Along streams or swampy areas with deep, rich and moist soil.
This beautiful tree has leaves like no other and produces tulip-like flowers, hence its name. It is found in southern Ontario on the south shore of Lake Huron, the north shore of Lake Erie, and the Niagara Peninsula.
3a, 3b, 4a, 4b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
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