Swamp Cypress

Swamp Cypress 0199 June - Right Front

Swamp Cypress 0199 June – Right Front

Swamp Cypress  (Taxodium distichum).  It is also known as ‘Bald Cypress’. The tree is native to the southern United States and the Everglades of Florida in particular.  This is another deciduous conifer, but contrasting with the Dawn Redwood in its domed shape, finely arranged foliage and slow growth rate.  It  produces good autumn colour. Source: Dr Mary Forrest, UCD.

 

 

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Link: Wikipedia

Link: Google Images

Link: Kew Royal Botanic Gardens

Link: Royal Horticultural Society, UK

Link: North Carolina State University: catelogue of trees: Swamp Cypress

Link: Plantdatabase.co.uk

Link: Video of Swamp Cypress

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