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 (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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