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Nyssa aquatica

Common Name(s):
Water tupelo
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Native; difficult to transplant due to taproot

Height:
35-50 ft.
Flower:
1 in. reddish purple fruit with ridged nutlet
Zones:
6-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types including standing water
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Narrow open crown
Width:
20-30 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
4-7 in. alternate, simple leaves
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2061

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