pond cypress


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pond cypress

n.
A deciduous coniferous tree (Taxodium ascendens syn. T. distichum var. imbricarium) native to ponds and wetlands of the southeast United States, having scale-like leaves and roundish cones.
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Noun1.pond cypress - smaller than and often included in the closely related Taxodium distichumpond cypress - smaller than and often included in the closely related Taxodium distichum
cypress - wood of any of various cypress trees especially of the genus Cupressus
genus Taxodium, Taxodium - bald cypress; swamp cypress
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Restoring the property to wetlands will begin this winter, including closing drainage ditches and planting native wetlands species of trees and shrubs, such as sweet bay, pond cypress, black gum, blueberries, honeycup, and fetterbush.
Related species include pond cypress (Taxodium ascendens) and Montezuma cypress (Taxodium mucronatum).
The needles of the Bald Cypress, Taxodium distichum, and Pond Cypress, Taxodium ascendens, turn a tawny, cinnamon color in autumn, which, with the setting sun, gives the swamp a warm, mysterious glow.
The Florida sewage-enriched pond cypress dome (~40 yrs old) in the Deghi (1977) study had a similar percentage of leaf litter (70%) as in the Caddo Lake study, but a higher proportion of cypress reproductive parts (15%) influenced by increased nutrient inputs (Brown 1981).