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Liquidambar styraciflua, American Sweetgum, American-storax

Liquidambar styraciflua

American Sweetgum, American-storax
Family: Altingiaceae
Origin: Eastern North America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterDeciduousSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Liquidambar styraciflua is a popular ornamental and forestal tree, cultivated for its distinctive foliage and intense autumn colors. It is commonly grown throughout its native North American range as well as many other temperate parts of the world.

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