Which magnolias are native to Northern Illinois. I know cucumber tree but are there others
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Cucumbertree (Magnolia acuminata) is Illinois's only true native magnolia. Yellow-poplar is in the same family, Magnoliaceae; however, it is not technically a magnolia -- yellow-poplar's binomial is Liriodendron tulipifera.