Also called cypress, southern-cypress, ◼︎ white-cypress, ♒︎ ◼︎ tidewater red-cypress, Gulf-cypress and ♒︎ swamp cypress.

Part of flood-tolerant cypress  genus Taxodium in cypress  family Cupressaceae in 🌲︎ conifer  order Pinales.

One of the few 🍃︎🌲︎ deciduous conifers (joined only by larch  genus Larix ), probably earning this plant its common name "bald".


Native to the southern 🇺🇸 USA.

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🌲︎ State tree of Louisiana.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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