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Encyclopedia > Cypress Gardens (South Carolina)

Cypress Gardens (163 acres) are commercial nature preserves and gardens located at 3030 Cypress Garden Road, Moncks Corner, South Carolina. They are open daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day; an admission fee is charged. Moncks Corner is the county seat of Berkeley County, South Carolina. ...


The garders were previously rice plantations, and contain about 80 acres of open swamp with cypress trees, boat rides, and boardwalks. Plantings around the swamp include azaleas, blueberries, a camellia garden, daffodils, a daylily island, dogwoods, pitcher plants, redbud, a rice field, rose garden, and a lotus pond, as well as the following major features: Species see text Source: The Rhododendron page, and some research. ... Species See text. ... Species About 100–250 species, including: Camellia assimilis Camellia brevistyla Camellia caudata Camellia chekiangoleosa Camellia chrysantha– Golden Camellia Camellia connata Camellia crapnelliana Camellia cuspidata Camellia euryoides Camellia forrestii Camellia fraterna Camellia furfuracea Camellia granthamiana Camellia grijsii Camellia honkongensis Camellia irrawadiensis Camellia japonica– Japanese Camellia Camellia kissii Camellia lutchuensis Camellia miyagii... Species ????? Daffodils are a group of large flowered members of the genus Narcissus. ... Species See text. ... Subgenera Cornus Benthamidia Swida The Dogwoods comprise a group of 30-50 species of deciduous woody plants (shrubs and trees) in the family Cornaceae, divided into one to nine genera or subgenera (depending on botanical interpretation). ... Pitcher of Nepenthes distillatoria. ... Species see text Cercis, the Redbuds, is a genus of about 6-10 species in the subfamily Faboideae of the pea family Fabaceae, native to warm-temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. ... Species Oryza glaberrima Oryza sativa Rice is two species (Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima) of grass, native to tropical and subtropical southern & southeastern Asia and to Africa, which together provide more than one fifth of the calories consumed by humans[1]. (The term wild rice can refer to wild species... Species Between 100 and 150, see list A rose is a flowering shrub of the genus Rosa, and the flower of this shrub. ... Lotus has many definitions. ...

  • Aviary - four bird species in a rotating exhibit.

The gardens also include picnic tables, rental facilities, and 4.5 miles of walking paths and nature trails. Largemouth Bass Bass (IPA /bæs/) is a name shared by many different species of popular game fish. ... Binomial name Lepomis macrochirus Rafinesque, 1819 The bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) is a species of freshwater fish. ... Binomial name Amia calva Linnaeus, 1766 The bowfins are an order (Amiiformes) of primitive ray-finned fish. ... Families Akysidae Amblycipitidae Amphiliidae Ariidae Aspredinidae Astroblepidae Auchenipteridae Bagridae Callichthyidae Cetopsidae Chacidae Clariidae Claroteidae Cranoglanididae Diplomystidae Doradidae Erethistidae Hypophthalmidae Ictaluridae Lacantuniidae Loricariidae Malapteruridae Mochokidae Nematogenyidae Pangasiidae Parakysidae Pimelodidae Plotosidae Schilbeidae Scoloplacidae Siluridae Sisoridae Trichomycteridae Catfish (order Siluriformes) are a diverse group of fish. ... Species - white crappie - black crappie Pomoxis [Rafinesque, 1818], is a genus of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (family Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. ... The longnose gar, Lepisosteus osseus, is a gar, a type of primitive ray-finned fish. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Suborders Cryptobranchoidea Salamandroidea Sirenoidea Salamander is the common name applied to approximately 500 amphibians with slender bodies, short legs, and long tails. ... Families Superfamily Hesperioidea: Hesperiidae Superfamily Papilionoidea: Papilionidae Pieridae Nymphalidae Lycaenidae Riodinidae A butterfly is an insect of the order Lepidoptera, it belongs to either the Hesperioidea (the skippers) or Papilionoidea (all other butterflies) Superfamilies. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Suborders Cryptodira Pleurodira See text for families. ... Binomial name Crocodylus moreletii The Morelets Crocodile, or Mexican crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii), is a small crocodile from Central America. ... Binomial name Crocodylus niloticus (Laurenti, 1768) The Nile crocodile is the largest African crocodile and the top predator in its range, which covers most of Africa south of the Sahara, and the islands of Madagascar and Comoros. ... Binomial name Crocodylus niloticus (Schneider, 1801) The Saltwater or Estuarine Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) is the largest of all living reptiles, and is often said to be the most dangerous to humans. ... Binomial name Crocodylus siamensis Schneider, 1801 The Siamese crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis) is a freshwater crocodile native to Borneo, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. ... Binomial name Osteolaemus tetraspis Cope, 1861 Range of the Dwarf Crocodile in green Subspecies Wermuth & Mertens (1961) (Schmidt (1919)) Wermuth & Mertens (1961) The Dwarf Crocodile (Osteolaemus tetraspis) is one of the three existing African species of crocodile. ... Binomial name Tomistoma schlegelii (Müller, 1838) The false gharial or Malayan gharial (Tomistoma schlegelii) is a fresh-water reptile, resembling a crocodile with a very thin and elongated snout resembling that of the gharial, hence its name. ... Orders Procolophonia (extinct) Testudines Araeoscelidia (extinct) Avicephala (extinct) Younginiformes (extinct) Sauropterygia Ichthyosauria (extinct) Placodontia (extinct) Nothosauria (extinct) Plesiosauria (extinct) Sphenodontia Squamata Prolacertiformes (extinct) Archosauria Crurotarsi Order Aetosauria Order Phytosauria Order Rauisuchia Order Crocodilia Ornithodira Pterosauria (extinct) Marasuchus (extinct) Dinosauria (extinct) Order Saurischia Order Ornithischia Reptiles are tetrapods and amniotes, animals... Subclasses and Orders Order Temnospondyli - extinct Subclass Lepospondyli - extinct Subclass Lissamphibia   Anura   Caudata   Gymnophiona Amphibians (class Amphibia; from Greek αμφις both and βιος life) are a taxon of animals that include all tetrapods and four-legged vertebrates that do not have amniotic eggs, are ectotherms, and generally spend part of their time... Suborders Cryptodira Pleurodira See text for families. ... Genera Mecistops Crocodylus Osteolaemus See full taxonomy. ... For other uses, see Snake (disambiguation). ...


See also

Cypress Gardens Adventure Park (formerly Cypress Gardens) is a theme park near Winter Haven, Florida (about 20 miles east of Lakeland) in the United States. ... This list of botanical gardens in the United States is intended to include all significant botanical gardens and arboretums in the United States of America. ...

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