Tulip-tree - Liriodendron tulipifera
L. tulipifera is a vigorous large deciduous tree with distinctively shaped leaves. Flowers 4 cm in length, tulip-shaped, yellowish-green, marked with orange.
The leaf shape is unique
Occasionally found as a planted tree in public spaces.
Flowers in summer.
Occasional, but widespread in Britain, NBN showing a concentration of records from Wales.
Rarely recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015