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An individual instance of Taxodium distichum (bald cypress)
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This tree grows on the edge of Library Lawn along the Stevenson Center retaining wall. Coming from 21st Ave., you will find it ahead and to your left as you reach the top of the steps between Frist Hall and the central library.

This tree provides an opportunity for a closer look at a bald cypress than the one that grows along 21st Ave. Its web page contains a description of the characteristics of the species.

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This organism is a living specimen that is part of the  Vanderbilt University Arboretum  with the local identifier 4-1089.

This particular organism is believed to have managed means of establishment.

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Taxodium distichum

(L.) Rich.

sec. Gleason Cronquist 1991

common name: bald cypress
family: Cupressaceae
Identified 2013-12-11 by Steven J. Baskauf


Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, US
Click on these geocoordinates to load a map showing the location: 36.14539°, -86.80107°
Coordinate uncertainty about: 10 m.

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whole tree (or vine) - general
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Gleason Cronquist 1991 =

Gleason, Henry A. and Arthur Cronquist, 1991. Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada. The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY, US.

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