It's an excellent place to stretch your legs for an intriguing 15-minute trail walk among water tupelo and bald cypress
These include bald cypress
, American hornbeam, ginkgo, magnolias, hemlock, sweetgum, tuliptree, and willows.
Here, in the bottomland or wetland forest, we begin to see water-loving species like American hornbeam, catalpa, sycamores, river birches and the tree I've traveled to see: bald cypress
The nine volunteers gave 36 hours of their time by planting a mix of 26 native Texas trees (bur oak, bald cypress
, and cedar elm) along the Campion Trails.
The views of brownish red bald cypress
trees set between green lake water, layered mountains, and blue skies have attracted many visitors and photographers to Lipi Lake in Yuanshan Township, Yilan County at this time of the year.
The National Arboretum also has a North American bonsai collection, and one of the specimens is a bald cypress
bonsai created by Vaughn Banting of Louisiana.
The fen was well shaded by sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) , Arizona walnut (Juglans major), bald cypress
(Taxodium distichum), and spicebush (Lindera benzoin).
A 13,000-year-old "underground forest" in Pretoria, South Africa, was bulldozed to make way for a new road, and a 3,500-year-old bald cypress
near Orlando, Florida, called "The Senator," was accidentally burned down by a meth addict in 2012.
Students in Richard Howarth's AP environmental science class and Anna Dahlberg's Life Skills class spent the early part of the morning digging holes; after a speaking segment featuring local dignitaries and two students, the planting of Bald Cypress
and Black Gum trees began on three parking lot islands.
has lateral roots with deep roots developed below cypress "knees" along with buttress development (Mattoon 1915).
Ben Raines, who was one of the first divers to explore the fauna rich place, said that for more than 50,000 years, the Bald Cypress
forest remained protected in an oxygen-free environment; he asserted that it was probably uncovered by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Discovery News reported.