The tuliptree, Liriodendron tulipfera, is a type of hardwood poplar tree native to North America. The sweetgum, Liquidambar styraciflua, grows in moist soil and native to warm areas in North America.
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Jennifer Loucks has been writing since 1998. She previously worked as a technical writer for a software development company, creating software documentation, help documents and training curriculum. She now writes hobby-based articles on cooking, gardening, sewing and running. Loucks also trains for full marathons, half-marathons and shorter distance running. She holds a Bachelor of Science in animal science and business from University of Wisconsin-River Falls.