Also called large-leaved magnolia.

Part of magnolia  genus Magnolia (whose flower is the state flower of Louisiana and Mississippi) in magnolia / 🌷︎ tulip tree  family Magnoliaceae.

Native to southeastern 🇺🇸 USA, and according to some sources, eastern 🇲🇽 Mexico.   ▭ 🌎︎ Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (colors), ▭ 🌎︎ map (North America, Central America).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Learn more about bigleaf magnolia Magnolia macrophylla

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