sweet gum

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Synonyms for sweet gum

reddish-brown wood and lumber from heartwood of the sweet gum tree used to make furniture

a North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap

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Two blue jays flew to the tree from a southeasterly direction and initiated the interaction by landing in the sweet gum at about the same level as the uppermost scissor-tailed flycatchers.
Even on a street, we'll use the example of Hillcroft, we planted sweet gum on one side," Mr.
For the Montgomery installation, the artist selected such saplings as sweet gum, black gum, persimmon and ash.
There are azaleas, Indian hawthorn, heavenly bamboo, sweet gum trees and Japanese black pine, among some 50 varieties of shrubs and trees.
Tulip tree and sweet gum (Liquidam bar styraciflua L.
Centre filled gum: Trident Splash, Hollywood Sweet Gum and Stimorol Fusion
The three trees earmarked for the Civic Centre will be a cut leaf plane, a tulip and an American sweet gum
Come fall, the leaves of the Florida maple (Acer saccharin) blush in brilliant shades of red, bronze and copper, while those of sweet gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) turn bright carmine and deep crimson.
Other foliage favourites include sweet gum (Liqidambur styraciflua ), purple smoke tree (Cotinus coggygria Notcutt's Purple), Snowy Mespilus (Amelanchier lamarckii) and Flowering dogwood (Cornus florida).
On Loyalist Day, 19 June 2005, following a strawberry social, Doris Wilson, Honorary Vice President of the Grand River Branch, planted a Sweet Gum tree, requested by the church board, to replace the aged Carolinian trees in the cemetery.
Then he scratches battlefields in the dirt with a stick, and puts his Battle of the Somme between the sweet gum trees.
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The strength properties of pulp made from the mimosa have been shown to be comparable to the pulp obtained from sweet gum, a typical southern hardwood.
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Sweet gum (liquidambar styraciflua): This tree produces rich maple-like leaves tinted with amber and gold in the autumn and also provides a delicate scent.