TN native.  Our state tree, known as Yellow-Poplar or Tulip-tree, is more closely related to magnolias than poplars.  May become a large tree fast, 100’ tall and wide within 60 years on good sites.  Has a unique leaf shape unlike any other,which turn a nice even yellow in Fall.  Naturally grows across much of TN and is also planted in high numbers.

Tulip Poplar