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Black Gum, Black Tupelo, Sour Gum / Nyssa sylvatica

Location:

W.H. Taylor Elementary School
1122 W Princess Anne Road
Norfolk, VA 23509
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Located at the corner of Princess Anne & Claremont.

Characteristics:

Diameter12 inches
Height36 feet
Canopy33 feet

Key Identification:

One of the best native trees for fall color displaying hues of yellow, orange, red and purple. Bark resembles alligator hide. Small bluish-black fruit in fall attract many birds and mammals.

Score:

81

NMGV STP ID:

15001

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