Bald cypress

Taxodium distichum

The aerial roots kinda creepy

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  • Flower name
    Bald cypress
  • Scientific name
    Taxodium distichum
  • Alias落羽松, ヌマスギ, Bald cypres, 沼杉, cypress
  • Place of originNorth America and Mexico
  • Place of floweringWetlands, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Bald cypress

Bald cypress, scientific name:Taxodium distichum, is a deciduous coniferous trees of the Taxodium genus, of the Cupressaceae department native to North America and Mexico . Out aerial roots (root respiration) to the ground, a strange shape. It flourish wide conical tree. Since a companion of Cryptomeria japonica leaves are linear, and palmately lobed with the man. And the leaves in the fall and winter leaves fall from on high like birds ' wings. Prefer the shady damp marshes and wetlands, also called as as Bald cypress tree (Cedar swamp). Feel the aerial roots stand in the way of the grave in the dark for his first-rate thriller.

Common name: Bald cypress , scientific name:Taxodium distichum, aka: Bald cypress tree (Cedar swamp), cypress, southrn-cyprss, whit-cyprss, tidewater Rd-cyprss,origin: North America, Mexico, height: 30-50 m, tree diameter: 2 m leaf: linear, leaf arrangement: alternate, flowering period: April-May, fruiting period: October.


  • Eye
    Pinales
  • Family
    Cupressaceae
  • Genus
    Taxodium
  • Species
    T. distichum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeDeciduous coniferous tree
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height3000.0 ~ 5000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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