swamp cypress


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swamp cypress

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(Plants) a North American deciduous coniferous tree, Taxodium distichum, that grows in swamps and sends up aerial roots from its base. Also called: bald cypress
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Noun1.swamp cypress - common cypress of southeastern United States having trunk expanded at baseswamp cypress - common cypress of southeastern United States having trunk expanded at base; found in coastal swamps and flooding river bottoms
cypress - wood of any of various cypress trees especially of the genus Cupressus
genus Taxodium, Taxodium - bald cypress; swamp cypress
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An aspen by Hackney Marshes is nicknamed The Commentary Box' because it gives a view over the football pitches while a 70-foot swamp cypress in St James's Park is naturally The Royal Perch'.
Other species which have been planted include Persian ironwood, native to northern Iran, swamp cypress, native to America, and dawn redwoods from China.
Paths lead the visitor over two bridges to an unusual island, where groups of alder and willow grow through the water, and poolside, moisture-loving trees include Swamp Cypress.
This will include specimen trees including a gingko biloba, paper bark maple, lace bark pine and swamp cypress.
Also don't forget to notice the autumn colours of conifers, larch, swamp cypress and of many herbaceous border plants.