baldcypress - Cupressaceae Taxodium distichum

Foliage

baldcypress Foliage

Bark

baldcypress Bark

Twig

baldcypress Twig

Fruit

baldcypress Fruit

Form

baldcypress Form
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Taxonomy

FamilyCupressaceae
GenusTaxodium
Speciesdistichum
Common Namebaldcypress
iTree CodeTADI2

Plant Form

FormTree: large
Height0 feet
Spread0 feet
DeciduousYes

Identification Description

FoliageDeciduous Linear and flat. Pinnately arranged needlesLeaf Type Information IconNeedle
Needles1
BarkThin and fibrous with a pattern of flat ridges and narrow furrows.
BudPointed scales.Bud Arrangement Information IconNone
TwigStart off green and become brown after the first year.
FlowerFlowers are monoecious.
FruitSmall obovoid cones are purple-green when immature and turn brown with maturity (1yr.)
Fall ColorRusset

Site Characteristics

USDA Zones   info for zonespH LevelsSalt Tolerance
Min3bMin5.5SoilHigh
Max9bMax6.8SprayHigh

Shade ToleranceDrought ToleranceAllelopathy
IntermediateIntolerantUnknown

Species Status

Nebraska Native
U.S. NativeYes Check
Region of OriginUnited States