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Sweetgum Fact Sheet

Family:  Hamamelidaceae – Witch-hazel family
Latin name:  Liquidambar styraciflua
Common name:  Sweetgum
Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum full tree, photo taken September 12, 2010. Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum full tree, photo taken April 5, 2008 Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum full tree, photo taken November 10, 2009 Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum full tree in October Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum trunk and bark Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum trunk and bark Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum leaves photo taken in May Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum leaves photo taken in June Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum leaves showing fall colors, photo taken at end of October Fruit of Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua ) is still green at the end of October Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum fall leaves and fruit - photo taken at end of October Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum, empty fruit husks hanging on tree, photo taken in March Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum bud photo taken in March Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum, empty fruit husk hanging on tree, photo taken in March Liquidambar styraciflua - Sweetgum empty fruit husks scattered on ground, photo taken in March
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