Sweetgum Tree Pictures
Sweetgum Tree Pictures welcome. In Sweetgum Tree Gallery you will find lots of nice pictures of sweetgum trees.
You will find a lot of wonderful information on sweetgum trees, including information about the sweetgum tree species, planting information, and much more.
This is valuable and useful information that can help you to learn more about the sweetgum tree. The Sweet gum tree has leaves similar the the maple tree and leaves turn yellow to red in the Autmnn.
Sweetgum Tree Pictures
Full size each sweetgum tree picture you like, just click on the sweetgum image to get the sweetgum photo to enlarge.
Enjoy these wonderful pictures of Sweetgum Trees.
Sweetgum Tree Pictures Gallery
Sweetgum Tree, Facts on Sweetgum Trees
Here is some detailed information on the sweetgum tree.
Sweetgum (Liquidambar) is a genus of four species of flowering plants in the family Altingiaceae, though formerly often treated in the Hamamelidaceae. They are all large, deciduous trees, 25 to 40 m tall, with palmately 5 to 7-lobed leaves arranged spirally on the stems and length of 12.5 to 20 cm, having a pleasant aroma when crushed. Mature bark is grayish and vertically grooved.
The flowers are small, produced in a dense globular inflorescence 1 to 2 cm diameter, pendulous on a 3 to 7 cm stem. The fruit is a woody multiple capsule 2 to 4 cm diameter (popularly called a "gumball"), containing numerous seeds and covered in numerous prickly, woody armatures, possibly to attach to fur of animals. The woody biomass is classified as hardwood. In more northerly climates, sweetgum is among the last of trees to leaf out in the spring, and also among the last of trees to drop its leaves in the fall, turning multiple colors.
The wood is used for furniture, interior finish, paper pulp, veneers and baskets of all kinds. The heartwood once was used in furniture, sometimes as imitation mahogany or circassian walnut. It is used widely today in flake and strand boards. Sweetgum is a foodplant for various Lepidoptera caterpillars, such as the gypsy moth. The American Sweetgum is widely planted as an ornamental, not only within its natural range.
The hardened sap, or gum resin, excreted from the wounds of the Sweetgum, for example the American Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua), can be chewed on like chewing gum and has been long used for this purpose in Southern United States as a substitute for chewing gum. The sap was also believed to be a cure for sciatica, weakness of nerves, etc.
Thank you for visiting Sweetgum Tree Pictures, at Tree Pictures Online.com, please come back soon for more great tree pictures!
Collection of Impressive Tree Images
|Autumn Fall Trees Images||Bermuda Tree Photos|
|Christmas Tree Pictures||Hibiscus Tree Flowers|
|Winter Tree Pictures||Impressive Tree Pictures|
|Forest Tree Paths Photos||Oak Tree Pictures|
|Cedar Trees Photos||Pine Tree Pictures|
Trees: Recent Tree Photos, Pics & Images
Tree Pictures Online can be viewed in over 50 Languages
To view Tree Pictures Online tree categories in your preferred language choose the "Select Language" on the scroll down menu to your language ... then wait a moment and new Tree Pictures pages will appear. Enjoy these Tree Pictures.
Tree wallpaper images can make beautiful backgrounds on your computer`s desktop. See our tree wallpaper photographs link in the left tree categories.
Thank you for visiting our Tree Pictures at TreePicture Online.com, please come back soon for more great tree photos!
Fireplace Pictures -
Tree Pictures -
Gazebo Pictures -
Symbols & Their Meanings
Resume Samples - Church Pictures - Manufactured Home Pictures
Natural Log Siding - Shadow Puppets - Caribbean Islands
Play Touch Games - Waterfall Pictures
Make Hot Pictures - Job Application Forms