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Taxodium distichum

Taxodium distichum (L.) Rich.

Bald Cypress, Baldcypress, Common Bald Cypress, Southern Bald Cypress, Deciduous Cypress, Southern Cypress, Swamp Cypress, Red Cypress, White Cypress, Yellow Cypress, Gulf Cypress, Tidewater Red 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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