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Taxodium ascendens Brogn.
Pond cypress

Taxodium ascendens
Copyright by: Melissa E. Abdo

Family: Cupressaceae

Group: Gymnosperm

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Taxodium ascendens has been found in the following 40 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Arch Creek Addition Present
Arch Creek Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Coconut Creek Maple Swamp Natural Area Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Doris Davis Forman Wilderness Preserve Natural Area Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Military Trail Natural Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area - FWC, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Pal-Mar Natural Area Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Natural Area Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Secret Woods Nature Center Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
South Dade Wetlands Present Native
Southern Glades Present Native
Tall Cypress Natural Area Present Native
Tradewinds Park & Stables Present Native
Woodmont Natural Area Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Taxodium ascendens has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Taxodium ascendens has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Dome Swamp
Marl Prairie
Strand Swamp

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Taxodium ascendens
Copyright by: Melissa E. Abdo
Taxodium ascendens
Copyright by: Melissa E. Abdo
Taxodium ascendens
Copyright by: Melissa E. Abdo
Taxodium ascendens
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Taxodium ascendens
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Taxodium ascendens
Copyright by: Don & Joyce Gann