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Leaf Apices: Truncate
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Truncate Leaf Apex

The leaf base or apex is perpendicular to leaf petiole and relatively straight across.

The leaves of the Tuliptree fall between broadly-notched and truncate. There are not many woody plants in Central Illinois which display this characteristic.

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