Our size: 4- to 6 feet.
Height: 70-90' -- The tallest tree east of the Mississippi River (displacing White Pine, which has been dessimated by deforestation).
Distinctive green leaves resemble a frog's webbed foot, turning gold in the fall.
Yellow-orange tulip-shaped flowers
Grows in sun or shade and medium soil
Pollinator value: Very High
Larval host various butterflies and moths including the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
A favorite nesting tree for birds, and the flowers attract hummingbirds; important species for honeybees.