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    07 / 14 / 2020

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    Rachel Gordon


Seed collected from ground under a small shrub in North Georgia mountains. On a hiking path about north central Georgia. Seed pod round and about the size of a medium – large marble.


  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    How to Identify dawn redwood and bald cypress.

    July 20th, 2020 at 12:04am

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Too bad we don’t have a photo of “a small shrub”. Seedling at this young stage is difficult to tell. For now I could only speculate with its lacy appearance and single trunk, possible either dawn redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) or bald cypress (Taxodium distichum)? I can’t see its needles position clear enough to call. to my eyes they appear to be alternate (?), I’m leaning toward bald cypress. Check out these included links for more information for both genus. Perhaps you could give update as this grows more mature. Again I’m only speculating. Best wishes!

    July 20th, 2020 at 12:54am

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