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Liquidambar styraciflua



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Liquidambar styraciflua
American sweetgum

A large oval native tree with star-shaped leaves that turn a variety of outstanding colors in the fall. This species is also well known for its spiny ball-like fruits that litter the ground in all seasons.

Habit:Pyramidal when young, becoming oval
Size:60-75' high
Color:Lustrous dark green
Texture:Medium
Hardiness:Zone 5b USDA
Habitat:Native to Connecticut - Florida - Texas - Illinois
Family:Hamamelidaceae

 
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