Collecting the folklore and uses of plants

Tulip tree

1. When Adam and Eve were marching out of Eden having been banished, Eve spitefully tugged at the leaf of the tulip tree.  In so doing she pulled off the central lobe, triggering all future tulip trees to grow without them [Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, London, September 2019].

Image:  cultivated, Abbey Gardens, Winchester, Hampshire, September 2019.