Special Report

Each State's Official Tree

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16. Kansas
> State tree(s): Cottonwood
> Scientific name: Populus deltoides
> Maximum height: 190 feet
> Named the state tree in: 1937

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17. Kentucky
> State tree(s): Tulip Poplar
> Scientific name: Liriodendron tulipifera
> Maximum height: 90 feet
> Named the state tree in: 1994

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18. Louisiana
> State tree(s): Bald Cypress
> Scientific name: Taxodium distichum
> Maximum height: 100 feet
> Named the state tree in: 1963

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19. Maine
> State tree(s): White Pine
> Scientific name: Pinus strobus
> Maximum height: 100+ feet
> Named the state tree in: 1945

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20. Maryland
> State tree(s): White Oak
> Scientific name: Quercus alba
> Maximum height: 100 feet
> Named the state tree in: 1941