Also called  cucumber tree and ◼︎ blue magnolia.

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

Native to central and eastern 🇺🇸 USA, extending into southern 🇨🇦 Canada.   ▭ 🌎︎ Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (colors), ▭ 🌎︎ map (North America, Central America).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Learn more about cucumber magnolia Magnolia acuminata

🔍︎ 🔍︎ images Discover Life Encyclopedia of Life Michigan Flora Missouri Botanical Garden Flora of North America USDA PLANTS db USFS  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (page 443) Wikipedia