painting of a Yellow Poplar blossom
Yellow Poplar approved stamp art

Illustrator: John Dawson

This flowering tree, commonly called the tulip tree, is native to North America and is found in the eastern half of the United States. The tree is used as a shade tree. In June and July, it bears large greenish-white flowers displaying an orange band near the base.

Courtesy United States Postal Service, Postmaster General's Collection