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Sweetgum

Liquidambar styraciflua

Description:

Beautiful plant seen randomly and seldom on my hikes. Usually only find one per area, does not grow in groups that Ive seen. Beautiful leaf shape. Largest Ive seen was about waist high.

Habitat:

wetland

Notes:

one of my favorite leaf shapes in the slough

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Liquidambar styraciflua Liquidambar (sweetgum)


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3 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

You ate welcome! It is a favorite tree of mine http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/716...

JosephSpurr
JosephSpurr 9 years ago

Thank you very much, S Frazier for your positive ID of this plant. I even have a photo of its odd seedpod, which I couldnt figure out what it belonged to. :)

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Beautiful,,

JosephSpurr
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JosephSpurr

Fort Myers, Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 28, 2012
Submitted on Mar 30, 2012

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