Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1487

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in limesink ponds (dolines), clay-based Carolina bays, wet savannas, pocosins and other wet, peaty habitats, shores of natural blackwater lakes, swamps of blackwater streams, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Deciduous conifer
Alternate

"FLOWER":
Spring

FRUIT:
Fall

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Gymnosperms (non-flowering plants): Conifers: Cupressales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Taxodium ascendens   FAMILY Cupressaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Taxodium ascendens   FAMILY Cupressaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 017-01-002:
Taxodium ascendens   FAMILY Taxodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Taxodium distichum var. imbricarium

 

COMMON NAME:
Pond Cypress