Definition of swamp cypress in English:

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swamp cypress


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.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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