Common across Maryland.
Note distinctive leaf shape and very straight trunk.
Host plant for various butterfly species including Eastern Tiger Swallowtail and Spicebush Swallowtail.
Host plant for various species of moth including Tulip-tree Beauty Moth, Phyllocnistis liriodendronella, Root Collar Borer Moth, Banded Tussock Moth, Luna Moth, Tulip-tree Silk Moth, Promethea Moth and Cecropia Moth (Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants).
There are 400 records in the project database.