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Green & Leafy

Get some shade as you visit some of the trees—some very old, all very beautiful—that helped earn Lincoln Park Zoo arboretum accreditation.

American Elm

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Bald Cypress

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Bur Oak

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Cottonwood

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Eastern Hemlock

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Eastern Redbud

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Eastern White Pine

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Flowering Dogwood

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Freeman Maple

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Ginkgo

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Goldenrain Tree

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Horse Chestnut

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Katsura Tree

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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London Plane Tree

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Prairifire Flowering Crabapple

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Purple Fountain European Beech

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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River Birch

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Thorny Honey Locust

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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Tulip Poplar

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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White Fir

The bald cypress is a deciduous conifer, meaning it drops its needles in the fall. It’s also known for developing cypress knees, or knobby root appendages, when growing in wet soil.

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