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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No oothecae were found on Japanese honeysuckle or Virginia creeper, both common vines, and none on these common herbs: hemp dog-bane, panic or foxtail grasses, wool grass, or giant plume grass Woody N % Total Mean ht (m) Sweet gum 147 34.
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.
So, as part of a NASA-approved scientific experiment, Roosa carried a soda-can-sized canister full of Douglas fir, loblolly pine, redwood, sweet gum and sycamore seeds to the moon.
Most of the public trees on the street were cleared last year, and the street was reforested with sweet gum trees.
Within the Memorial, each pool will be approximately One acre in size; and situated within the footprints-of the original Towers among a cobblestone lined plaza with hundreds of Sweet Gum and White Oak trees, The mock-up was created primarily to test the weir, a small dam with fingerlike structures, for uniformity in how the water flows from the plaza down into the pool
For the Montgomery installation, the artist selected such saplings as sweet gum, black gum, persimmon and ash.
Collecting catkins from an oak, sweet gum, or birch, or wearing acorn
There are azaleas, Indian hawthorn, heavenly bamboo, sweet gum trees and Japanese black pine, among some 50 varieties of shrubs and trees.
When I dropped the hammer, the buck donkey kicked, pirouetted and hit the sweet gum and hickory at full speed, lung blood trailing behind.
Tulip tree and sweet gum (Liquidam bar styraciflua L.
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.