Regularity: Regularly occurring
Comments: Moist soils high in humus, especially protected ravines, along streams, and on lower mountain slopes (Elias, 1980).
Habitat & Distribution
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: N5 - Secure
The malodorous flowers of Magnolia tripetala are uniquely associated with this species. The tree is occasionally cultivated. Both filiform and flagelliform trichomes occur on the leaves. Sometimes cylindric trichomes also occur.
The largest known tree of Magnolia tripetala , 15.2m in height with a trunk diameter of 87 cm, is recorded from Bucks County, Pennsylvania (American Forestry Association 1994).
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