Wetland

Wetland plants are any plant that can survive and sometimes even thrive in very wet soil or standing water. Such plants are great for use in bio-retention ponds, near streams, or heavily saturated areas. Bald Cypress and Cephalanthus are great examples of water-loving plants.

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  • Pond Cypress

    Taxodium ascendens (syn. Taxodium distichum var. imbricarium) is a wetland tolerant Baldcypress that grows very tall.

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    5
    40 -60 ft
    10 -15 ft
  • Prairie Sentinel Pond Cypress

    More narrow and columnar habit than the species. Tolerates wet soil.

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    5
    40 -60 ft
    10 -15 ft
  • Bald Cypress

    A stately tree with feathery, bright green foliage turning gold to orange in the fall. 

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    4-9
    40 -60 ft
    20 -25 ft
  • Shawnee Brave Bald Cypress

    Much more narrow habit than the true species. Same bright green foliage that turns gold to orange in the fall. 

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    4-9
    50 -75 ft
    15 -20 ft