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Credit & Copyright: Jean W. Allen from Flat Rock, NC Sweetgum Past and Future:"A dying leaf from a sweetgum tree lies near a seed-ball from the same tree. The leaf is a remnant of the season just past while the hard, spiny seed-ball contains the potential for the future. The sweetgum, native to the southeastern United States, has star-shaped leaves that turn fiery yellow, orange, red, and purple in the fall."