Most northerly bald cypress swamp
Timothy J Keenan
tkeenan at uoguelph.ca
Mon Jun 26 12:57:29 EST 1995
Cynthia Donahey (cdonahey at freenet.columbus.oh.us) wrote:
: Is the bald cypress swamp at Dawes Arboretum the mostly northerly example?
: Can Louisiana iris grow in these conditions or do they need more sun and
: not that much water? They have yeloow swamp iris planted with them, an
: introduced European species. How healthy is the swamp anyway? Is it
: normal for some of the branches not to leaf out?
Where is Dawes Arboretum? Silvics of Forest Trees of North America (USDA
handbook--can't remember the number) gives distribution maps.
I know of a few individual trees growing at the Royal Botanical Gardens
in Hamilton, Ontario. They are probably 60 years old, but are not
-- Tim Keenan
Cliff Ecology Research Group
University of Guelph
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