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Liquidambar styraciflua (Sweet Gum)

Description

Sweet gum is a large tree that grows in disturbed areas. Its leaves are star-shaped with toothed margins. Sweet gum fruits grow in spikey balls. In fall the ground gets covered with the spikey balls.

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Sweet gum is a large tree that grows in disturbed areas.
leaf:
The leaves are star-shaped with toothed margins.
fruit:
Sweet gum fruits grow in spikey balls. In fall the ground gets covered with the spikey balls.
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