A deciduous North American conifer with exposed root buttresses, typically growing in swamps and on water margins. Also called bald cypress.
- Taxodium distichum, family Taxodiaceae.
- The two extinct species of Metasequoia were adapted to distinctly different swamp habitats, as are living dawn redwood compared with swamp cypress.
- Ecological polarity studies are most effective when applied to closely related organisms, such as swamp cypresses and canids.
- It's a beautiful lake with Spanish moss covered swamp cypresses and spectacular clouds in blue sky.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: swamp cy|press
Definition of swamp cypress in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.