TREE: Taxodium distichum (Bald Cypress)

Taxodium distichum, Bald Cypress

Photo © Elaine Mills

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Found along wet stream banks, swamps, and river bottoms, Bald Cypress has a root system, which often produces irregular structures called “knees” that rise above the ground or water’s surface. The tree is referred to as “bald” since it is deciduous, losing its foliage in the winter. More information . . .

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