Also called ☔︎ umbrella-tree.

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

Native to 🗻 Appalachia and southeastern 🇺🇸 USA.   🗺 Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (color key), 🗺 map (North America, Central America).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Learn more about ☔︎ umbrella magnolia Magnolia tripetala

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