Lakebottom Tree Walk

Sweetgum
Liquidambar styraciflua

Sweetgum is named such for the gummy educate which was once used as a poor substitute for chewing gum. Leaves are palmately lobed, turning yellow to crimson or maroon in the fall. Its fruit is a spiny ball of many capsules that matures in late summer.

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