What is another word for swamp gum?

5 synonyms found


[ swˈɒmp ɡˈʌm], [ swˈɒmp ɡˈʌm], [ s_w_ˈɒ_m_p ɡ_ˈʌ_m]

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Swamp gum is a type of tree commonly found in wetlands areas in the Southern United States. The gum tree is approximately 40 to 90 feet tall with a trunk diameter of up to 6 inches. The bark is reddish-brown, deeply furrowed, and scales off in small, closely spaced squares. The tree's leaves are Alternate, 9 to 12 inches long, with a blade that is 3 to 4 inches wide and blunt-tipped. The flowers are green, 4 to 5 inches long, and are in clusters of up to 12. The fruit is a brown, 1½ inch long nut that is covered with a sticky resin.

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