|Botanical Name||Liquidambar styraciflua|
|Common Name||Sweet Gum|
|Location||Primley Gardens-Byes Lane|
|Accessibility||Access requires permission|
|Notes||In a private back garden, but this fine tree is visible from outside. It is particularly noticeable in November when it bursts into its fiery autumn display.|
Another native of North America where it is an important commercial hardwood tree, the sweet gum or styrax that leaks from the bark is extracted and used in the perfume industry and the actual timber is used for furniture and plywood veneer.
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