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Taxodium ascends

Common Name(s):
Pond cypress
Cultivar(s):
Prairie Sentinel
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Native tree tolerant of wet sites.

Compare this plant to: Taxodium distichum

Height:
70-80 ft.
Flower:
2 in. cones
Zones:
6-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun, range of soil types including wet and dry soil. This species has been known to tolerate flooded conditions for extended periods of time.
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Narrowly pyramidal; secondary branches originate at right angles to trunk
Width:
15-20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
Thread-like soft, bright green needles with blue gray bloom; held upright; bright orange fall color
Tags:
deciduous, wet, wet soil, wet site, native

NCCES plant id: 2213

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