FAMILIAR TREES OF SOUTH CAROLINA CLEMSON EXTENSION BUL 117

Baldcypress
Taxodium distichum
The function of cypress "knees" is not definitely known. These trees may live for over 1,000 years. The wood is durable. It is the only native southern conifer which sheds its leaves each winter.

Natural distribution in South Carolina


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