Native to 🇨🇦 Canada Great Lakes and East, and 🇺🇸 USA Great Lakes, Appalachia and East, in climax forests with beech and maple.  "Yellow" refers to the color of the tree's bark.  The wood is valuable for veneer.

In areas of high populations of deer Cervidae , landscapers may need to protect young trees with a deer-exclosure plant cage .

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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