Related Program: NatureNotes The Tulip Tree By Rudy Mancke • May 16, 2018 Related Program: NatureNotes TweetShareGoogle+Email A Tulip Tree in flower. Erica Maxine via Pixabay One common name for this tree is "Tulip Poplar." However, it is not in the poplar family, but in the magnolia. Listen Listening... / 1:00 NatureNotes is a production of South Carolina Public Radio. Tags: NatureNatureNotestreesSCETV Appscetv.orgTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.