Taxodium distichum (Linnaeus)
Observed/Collected Location: Camp Ben McCulloch, Driftwood, Hays County, Texas
Date: April 24, 2010
Habitat: Prefers alluvium soils in an riparian environment.
Range: Ranges from Central Texas east to the Atlantic coast north to North Carolina.
Notes: Very popular ornamental tree. The wood is prized for its water resistance. Lives as long as a 1000 years.