Violet Wiley
Alyssa Smith
Team Mississippi
While we push the envelope, we always have a spotter for safety!
Come on, kids... let's go play in the street!
  Water tupelo and bald cypress trees can live in deep water for long periods. After taking root in summer when the swamp is nearly dry, the seedlings can stay alive in water deep enough to kill other plants. This trail leads to an abandoned river channel. As the channel fills with silt and vegetation, black willow, sycamore, red maple and other trees will gradually replace the bald cypress and tupelo. Don't hurry, the change will take several hundred years.      For more information about visiting Cypress Swamp, Natchez Trace follow the link-  http://www.nps.gov/natr/planyourvisit/jackson-to-tupelo.htm
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