• Perdido+River+Swamp_02jpg.jpg:  bog, marsh wetlands, maritime forest, root, swamp, mud, alligator, cypress knee, taxodioideae, muddy, bay swamp, salt marsh
    In the biology of trees, a cypress knee is a distinctive structure in a root of a cypress tree of any of various species of the subfamil Taxodioideae. A likely function is that of structural support and stabilization and assist in anchoring the tree in the soft, muddy soil.
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