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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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).
He even knew what kind of tree he wanted: A pond cypress, a relatively rare street tree but one that Maehr and Greenfield said was ideal because of its slender trunk.