Bald Cypress

Taxodium distichum

Family: Cupressaceae

Native Range: Southeastern U.S. to South Florida

Description: Large deciduous canopy tree to 75ft

Exposure: Full sun to Partial Shade

Moisture: Wet to average

Moderate Salt Tolerance

USDA Hardiness Zone: 8-10

Host to the Bald Cypress Sphynx Moth; Birds eat the seeds; Roosting and nesting by Wood Storks and other wading birds