Cypress Trees

Ranger Amy Washuta tells us all about our wonderful namesake, the cypress tree! Join her in the swamp to learn more about this most Floridian of trees.

Planting trees brings new life to ravaged flood area - FOX 7 Austin

It’s been almost three years since the deadly Memorial Day floods that ravaged parts of Wimberley County and took the life of nearly a dozen people.

Hundreds of homes were also destroyed along with wildlife in the floods.

People in Hays County are still recovering from the deadly flood today.

Saturday students and community members came together to help bring back life...


  1. Cypress is a common name for various coniferous trees or shrubs of northern temperate regions that belong to the family Cupressaceae. The word cypress is derived from Old French cipres, which was imported from Latin cypressus, the latinisation of the Greek κυπάρισσος .
  2. Leyland Cypress Emerald Green Arborvitae Nellie Stevens Holly Italian Cypress Spartan Juniper American Holly Juniper 'Wichita Blue' Tree ... Key Lime Tree Knock Out® Rose Tree Double Blooming Gardenia Tree ...
  3. Arizona Cypress: The sturdy tree thrives in dry and hot conditions. Located in the southwestern portion of the United States, the trees are used as windbreakers thanks to their dense foliage. Bald Cypress: Known for its height and protruding roots, the bald Cypress is a deciduous tree which grows best in swampy areas with very moist soil. The ...
  4. The two types of cypress trees found in the U.S. are bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) and pond cypress (T. distichum). Cypress Tree Info. Cypress trees have a straight trunk that tapers at the base, giving it a soaring perspective. In cultivated landscapes, they grow 50 to 80 feet tall with a spread of 20 to 30 feet.
  5. Bald cypress, also spelled as baldcypress, is a cone-bearing, deciduous tree that adapts well in swampy regions. Read ahead more information on this tree. One of the notable facts about the bald cypress tree is development of 'cypress knees' when it is grown in swamps or wetlands.
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Cypress trees in swamp off the pearl river
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Pebble Beach Drive, Ca.
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