Tulip Poplar or Yellow Poplar is related to the magnolia tree. Distribution is widespread throughout the United States. Poplar is the tallest North American hardwood with heights reaching 200 feet. Poplar grows straight and fast–logs yield lumber with good width and length.
Poplar is used in a multitude of items such as mouldings, ladders, fixtures, organs, caskets, painted furniture, siding, plywood, panelling, woodenware, toys, piano rims, billiard tables, musical instruments, patterns and interior and exterior trim.