Found throughout the Southern United States
Narrowly conical or columnar with spreading branches and erect branchlets; a deciduous conifer.
Grows well in sandy wet woods and found on the southern coastal plain.
Grows well in wet areas and often found in parks near lakes and ponds
Much like T. distichum, identifiable because needles point upward; gold fall color; deciduous conifer
Light brown and furrowed, if in water it will develop knees
Monoecious; male flowers ovoid, forming terminal and drooping panicles; female flowers scattered near the ends of branches of the previous year, sub-globose; male flowers appear as slender, pendulous catkins (4 to 5 inches long, branched, spikose panicle), March-April.
Cones are globular and obovoid
Seed, grafting. Seeds require 90 days of cold statification.
'Prairie Sentinel' - 60 feet tall and 10 feet wide, soft, fine-textured foliage, does well on upland soil and moist sites.
'Carolyn' - Rapid growth, uniformity in branching, pyramidal habit.
'Homer' - Bright green summer foliage needles longer and densely set, curled, feather-like, russet-gold fall color.