Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Nyssa sylvatica Marshall var. sylvatica image
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Family Nyssaceae
Nyssa sylvatica Marshall var. sylvatica
black gum, black tupelo, pepperidge, sour-gum
Nyssa: from name of a "Nymph" referring to orginial species grows in water
sylvatica: of or growing in woods, sylvan
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: perennial tree

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Nyssa caroliniana Poir.
Nyssa sylvatica Marshall var. caroliniana (Poir.) Fernald
Nyssa sylvatica Marshall var. dilatata Fernald
Nyssa sylvatica Marshall var. typica Fernald

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