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Sweetgum

Liquidambar styraciflua

Description:

Leaves are similar to those of Maples. They are alternate with give points In The shape of a star. Fruits are spiny and capsule shaped. The tree also produces a sweet aromatic resin under the bark that was once used in chewing gum

Habitat:

Originates In the southeastern part of Northa America. But has migrated to the northeastern and western part of the us

Notes:

Seen in lake Monroe conservation area

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LouNapier
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LouNapier

Florida, USA

Spotted on May 20, 2013
Submitted on May 20, 2013

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