Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 2 taxa in the family Taxodiaceae, Bald Cypress family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bald Cypress
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Taxodium distichum   FAMILY: Cupressaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Taxodium distichum   FAMILY: Cupressaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Taxodium distichum 017-01-001   FAMILY: Taxodiaceae

 

Look for it in brownwater & blackwater swamps, usually in riverine situations. Also, this species is sometimes planted as an ornamental in upland sites within and beyond its natural range

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pond Cypress
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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Taxodium ascendens 017-01-002   FAMILY: Taxodiaceae

 

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

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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