- Common Name(s):
- Water tupelo
Native; difficult to transplant due to taproot
- 35-50 ft.
- 1 in. reddish purple fruit with ridged nutlet
- Sun to partial shade; range of soil types including standing water
- Narrow open crown
- 20-30 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 4-7 in. alternate, simple leaves
NCCES plant id: 2061