Parent: Taxodium distichum
Category: Tree - Deciduous
Zones: 5 to 9
Size: 60 to 80' tall, to 20' wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Narrower form than Taxodium distichum but slower growing. Better autumn color, a richer, more vivid brown. Branchlets upright with awl-shaped leaves, more linear, less feathery look than Taxodium distichum.
'Morris' (Debonair ®) - upright pyramidal habit, fern-like foliage, develops slightly weeping habit with age, 60' tall and 20' wide.
Native to southeastern US: AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC. Published in Cat. Pl. New Bern ed. 2 in 1837 note 53.
Note that PlantList and Tropicos show "imbricatum" not "imbricarium". The published source gives "imbricarium". Note also that IPNI lists the name as Taxodium distichum (L.) Rich. var. imbricarium (Nutt.) Sarg. but does not list a publication.