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Northwest Missouri State University


Baldcypress

Taxodium distichum

Southern United States. Deciduous tree drops the needle-like leaves in the winter. Native to marshes and swamps in the southern states where it is commonly nicknamed "Swamp Cypress". If grown in a wet area, it will develop structures known as knees, which will take in air for the roots. Wood resists decay and termites.

GIS coordinate: N40 20.966 W94 52.881

Trail Number: G16

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Leaf - Baldcypress

Summer - Baldcypress

Summer '08 - Baldcypress

Summer '08 Fruit - Baldcypress