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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

credit: Doug Kallman

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We don’t usually take our name so literally, but in this photo it adds a sense of scale.

Doug Kallman writes that this is one of the largest tulip poplars in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, just off the Caldwell Fork Trail. It is estimated to be about 500 years old.

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