Common Name: Bigleaf magnolia
Magnolia macrophylla has the largest single leaf and flower of any North American tree. It can be found north of the Plaza behind the Magnolia grandiflora. The dead leaves stay on the ground all winter. More about M. macrophylla.
Flowerbud photos by Debo Sangha, June 2020
Dead leaf photo by Hughie Jones, winter 2020
Roy Forster photo City of Vancouver Archives