Digital Herbaria

Taxodium distichum

Taxodium distichum (L.) Rich.

Bald cypress, Baldcypress, Common bald cypress, Southern bald cypress, Deciduous cypress

Cupressaceae (Cypress Family)

USDA Symbol: TADI2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Taxodium distichum

Bald Cypress


Location: E. edge of ditch/creek, 20 m S of footbridge on East-West Path--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun. Damp, sometimes inundated, alluvial soil. Standing water close by. Several, scattered along watercourse.

Description: 12m tall tree w/tapering trunk, pyramidal, deciduous. Leaves linear, flat, apiculate, 3-ranked, 1-1.5 cm long, bright-green to yellow-green. Cone ovoid, this immature speciment 14 mm dia.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 25, 1994
Specimen number: 621

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0907
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66

Annotations: MXFXB (In fruit)

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