Umbrella Tree

Magnolia tripetala

This medium-sized tree is native to the southeastern United States and grows up to 15 m tall. For a magnolia, this species is not especially ornamental. Its large creamy-white, but malodorous flowers also detract from this species’ appeal as a landscape tree.
Habitat:
Moist woodlands.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree, growing to 12 m.
Bloom Time:
Mid-spring.
Longevity:
Short-lived.
Presence in US:
AL AR CT DC FL GA IN KY MA MD MO MS NC NJ NY OH OK PA SC TN VA WV