Nyssa sylvatica

Black gum

Understory tree, red foliage in fall, black drupes.

Characteristics & Attributes

Wetland Indicator Status
(FAC) Facultative
Plant Type
Tree
Mature Height
Over 30'
Planting Zone
Riparian Zone
Riparian Buffer
Upland
Bottomland Hardwood
Classification by Use
Street Tree
Showy Native
Shade Tree
Stream Restoration