Tree


 
Magnolia virginiana
Sweetbay magnolia

A small semi-deciduous tree with glossy foliage and showy white flowers.

Nyssa aquatica
Water tupelo

Deciduous tree with broad, simple leaves; fruits are dark blue drupes.  Low salt tolerance.

Nyssa biflora
Swamp tupelo

Deciduous tree generally inhabiting wetlands with dark blue drupes and brilliant red early fall foliage. 

Nyssa sylvatica
Black gum

Understory tree, red foliage in fall, black drupes.

Oxydendrum arboreum
Sourwood

Small tree or large shrub, with cream white flowers borne in terminal panicles in June-July. Brilliant red foliage in early autumn.