Taxodium distichum, bald cypress

Taxodium distichum
Taxodium distichum
Taxodium distichum (Bald cypress)
Taxodium distichum (Bald cypress)

 

 

 

 

 

 

FamilyCupressaceae
Scientific_NameTaxodium distichum
Common_Namebald cypress
HabitLarge Tree
RangeNW NE C S
SiteMoist, Wet
FoliageDeciduous, linear, feathery, 8 to 20 mm long
BarkFibrous, scaly, reddish brown, peeling off in thin, narrow strips.
FruitSmall, 3-winged seed in leathery, globose cone.
CommentMore likely along moving streams or lake margins. Numerous knees may arise from roots.
Taxodium distichum (Bald Cypress)
Taxodium distichum (Bald Cypress)
Taxodium distichum (Bald cypress)
Taxodium distichum (Bald cypress)