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Black Gum, Black Tupelo, Sour Gum / Nyssa sylvatica

Location:

5334 Rolfe Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23508
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Characteristics:

Diameter29 inches
Height96 feet
Canopy30 feet

Key Identification:

Leaves are alternate, shiny, egg-shaped. Pith is distinctly chambered. Bark is dark and deeply checkered. Flowers greenish, blooms April – June. Fruits about ¾ inch, blue, single seed 2 or 3 along the twigs.

Score:

160

NMGV STP ID:

10006

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