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Nyssa sylvatica



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Nyssa sylvatica
Black gum, Black tupelo

Habit:Pyramidal in youth, becoming rounded pyramidal; it has a central leader with numerous small-diameter lateral branches radiating from the trunk at right angles like spokes on a wheel when viewed from below
Size:30-50' high
Color:Dark glossy green
Texture:Medium
Hardiness:Zone 5a USDA
Habitat:Ontario - Maine - Florida - Texas - Missouri
Family:Nyssaceae

 
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