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sweetgum

[′swēt‚gəm]
(botany)
Liquidambar styraciflua. A deciduous tree of the order Hamamelidales found in the southeastern United States, and distinguished by its five-lobed, or star-shaped, leaves, and by the corky ridges developed on the twigs.
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The most utilized species groups are cottonwood/aspen, sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua), and other red oaks; the most underutilized species groups are soft maple, ash, and other white oaks (Table 3).
palustris), and sweetgum that establish naturally get bulldozed.
Nest Dimensions Substrate Height Length Width Depth (cm) (m) (cm) (cm) Sweetgum * 1.
Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) is considered a Southern species, but the tree actually grows from Connecticut west to Illinois and Missouri, and south from the East Coast to the Gulf of Mexico.
Chemistry professor Thomas Poon of Claremont McKenna College has extracted the acid from the seeds of sweetgum trees, while Canada-based Biolyse Pharma found a source in the needles of discarded pine, fir, and spruce Christmas trees.
In "Bologna Sandwich Ceasefires," young Lad entertains himself with sweetgum armies, creating legions of soldiers from twigs, spent bullet casings, and acorn hulls.
Durability of Yellow-Poplar and Sweetgum and Service Life of Finishes After Long-Term Exposure," Forest Prod.
is the rightful owner of the house on Sweetgum Avenue.
Nuttall oak (Quercus nuttallii) and sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) seem to be the key ingredients of the woodpecker's habitat.
Richard Abbey, a Yazoo City cotton planter and Methodist preacher, emerged as an ardent promoter for increased utilization of the Delta's sweetgum (redgum, Liquidambar styracitlua) supply in the early 1880s.
Tisserat's tree micropropagation involvement began in 1996, when Union Camp contacted him about tackling the yield problem in sweetgum trees.