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Noun1.Taxodium - bald cypressTaxodium - bald cypress; swamp cypress    
gymnosperm genus - a genus of gymnosperms
Cupressaceae, cypress family, family Cupressaceae - cypresses and junipers and many cedars
pond bald cypress, southern cypress, swamp cypress, Taxodium distichum, bald cypress - common cypress of southeastern United States having trunk expanded at base; found in coastal swamps and flooding river bottoms
bald cypress, pond cypress, Taxodium ascendens - smaller than and often included in the closely related Taxodium distichum
Mexican swamp cypress, Montezuma cypress, Taxodium mucronatum - cypress of river valleys of Mexican highlands
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At first, he thought the water had too many cypress knees woody projections from tree roots that are a common sight in swamps.
The cypress knees jutting from the earth and the dense vegetation create a dark and foreboding landscape.
At lake's edge tupelo and bald cypress attain extravagant heights, cypress knees perforate the shore sticking up from the shallow water.
Lily pads, dollar pads, branches of fallen trees, cypress knees and boat docks are favorite haunts of crappie looking to deposit their eggs.
A winter's worth of bouncing off cypress knees and busting through ice will loosen rivets and crack welds.
Louis, he worked from his sketches, capturing the thick growth of vegetation of cypress-lined bayous with fallen trees, hanging vines, and weathered cypress knees.
Sparling had his nature lover's epiphany right there in his kayak amid all the black water and cypress knees.