Definition of Bald cypress

1. Noun. Smaller than and often included in the closely related Taxodium distichum.

Exact synonyms: Pond Cypress, Taxodium Ascendens
Generic synonyms: Cypress
Group relationships: Genus Taxodium, Taxodium



2. Noun. Common cypress of southeastern United States having trunk expanded at base; found in coastal swamps and flooding river bottoms.
Exact synonyms: Pond Bald Cypress, Southern Cypress, Swamp Cypress, Taxodium Distichum
Generic synonyms: Cypress
Group relationships: Genus Taxodium, Taxodium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bald Cypress

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bald cypress (current term)
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Literary usage of Bald cypress

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1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"The bald cypress has two sister species in the genus Taxodium. ... Beside this giant our own bald cypress seems small and short lived, but among our native ..."

2. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"CHAPTER VIII bald cypress DISEASES THE bald cypress or Taxodium is an important timber-tree in southern and southeastern United States. ..."

3. The Important Timber Trees of the United States: A Manual of Practical by Simon Bolivar Elliott (1912)
"bald cypress: Taxodium distichum WHY names widely different in meaning should be used to designate what may be fancied as particular characteristics of a ..."

4. Aspects of the Earth: A Popular Account of Some Familiar Geological Phenomena by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler (1900)
"bald cypress ; its Knees.—Sour Gum ; its Root Loops.—Willows.—Effect of Position on Trees.—Recovery of Land by Forests ; in Southern States ; in New England ..."

5. Trees that Every Child Should Know: Easy Tree Studies for All Seasons of the by Julia Ellen Rogers (1909)
"At certain seasons of the year, however, these swamps are dry enough so that one may walk dry-shod among them, and so learn to know the bald cypress of the ..."

6. Trees that Every Child Should Know: Easy Tree Studies for All Seasons of the by Julia Ellen Rogers (1909)
"At certain seasons of the year, however, these swamps are dry enough so that one may walk dry-shod among them, and so learn to know the bald cypress of the ..."

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