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Sweetgum, Liquidambar styraciflua

For rich fall color plant sweetgum with red maples.  The American native can be found from Florida up to New York.  Be wary to plant the tree near driveways as pictured.  Sweetgum trees drop prickly fruit that look like little gulf ball size pine cones.
Alex Driscoll
Certified Arborist #1249A
Plant Guide / Trees / Sweetgum