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Tennessee State Tree : Tulip Poplar

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Tennessee State Tree

Tennessee State Tree : Tulip Poplar

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The tulip poplar (Liriodendron Tulipifera) was designated as the official state tree in 1947. The tulip poplar can live up to 200 years and found from one end of the state to the other. It was chosen because early pioneers used it to construct canoes, houses, and barns. Today it is mostly used for cabinetry.

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