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Name: Catherine
Status: student
Grade: 9-12
Location: NC
Country: N/A
Date: 5/9/2005


Question:
How deep are the roots of a yellow poplar? Do the roots spread down or out or both?. I am interested in the root system of this tree.


Replies:
The roots probably spread both horizontally and vertically.

The following might be helpful:

http://www.k-lawn.com/Link%20Pages/somethingabouttrees.htm

http://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/silvics_manual/volume_2/
liriodendron/tulipifera.htm

http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/trees/LIRTULA.pdf

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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