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Common Name: Black Gum      Latin Name: Nyssa sylvatica      Size: 40 (min) to 60 (max)
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Nyssa sylvatica
Maximum Height: 60 feet

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Category: Tree
Family: Nyssaceae
Genus: Nyssa
species: sylvatica
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Size: 40 (min) to 60 (max)
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Characteristics: star rating Recommended star rating Wet Soil Tolerant star rating Native star rating Rain Garden
Availability:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingSome Availability
Sustainability:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingVery GoodSee other plants that are sustainable.
Full Sun Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like full sun.
Part Shade Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingGood PerformanceSee other plants that like part shade.
Deep Shade Tolerance:star ratingDoes Not Perform Well
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Colors
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Plant Images and Specimens
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Fall Foliage
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Fall
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Fruit
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati
Age: Young
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Late Summer
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Bark
Age: Old
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Spring
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Emerging Foliage
Age: Old
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Spring
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Emerging Foliage
Age: Old
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Spring
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Location: Leathers rd
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

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Location: Spring Grove Cemetery
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

Location: Seneca Gardens 2534 Broadmeade Seneca Gardens KY
Specimen: 356
Location: Seneca Gardens 2546 Woodcreek Seneca Gardens KY
Specimen: 357
Location: Seneca Gardens 2502 Seneca Valley Seneca Gardens KY
Specimen: 358
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery 4521 Spring Grove Ave Cincinnati OH 45232
Specimen: 591
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Young tree in fall color
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerline
Season: Oct 30
Location: Good Shepherd Catholic Church 8815 East Kemper Road Cincinnati OH 45242
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.267128216666700 Longitude: -84.322023016666700] Specimen: 1109
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.145326300000000 Longitude: -84.506828066666700] Specimen: 1296
Location: National Arboretum 3501 New York Avenue Northeast Washington DC 20002
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.912087433333300 Longitude: -76.959762550000000] Specimen: 1598
Location: Village of Moscow, Ohio Water St Moscow OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.858160483333300 Longitude: -84.226465200000000] Specimen: 2323
Location: Village of Moscow, Ohio Water St Moscow OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.856094000000000 Longitude: -84.227435833333300] Specimen: 2345
Location: Village of Moscow, Ohio Water St Moscow OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.856216600000000 Longitude: -84.227162566666700] Specimen: 2347
Location: My Plant Collection
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.439150720000000 Longitude: -80.257187360000000] Specimen: 2783
Location: Riverbanks Zoo and Garden 500 Wildlife Parkway Columbia SC 29210
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 34.008870110000000 Longitude: -81.072615690000000] Specimen: 3064
Location: University of Cincinnati 2600 Clifton Ave Cincinnati OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.129554940000000 Longitude: -84.517602460000000] Specimen: 3990
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden 900 Washington Avenue Brooklyn NY 11225
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 40.669249120000000 Longitude: -73.965665060000000] Specimen: 5989
Location: New York Botanical Garden - Bronx
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 40.863469550000000 Longitude: -73.878174660000000] Specimen: 7150
Location: Kew Gardens Richmond Surrey (London, England) TW9 3AB
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 51.478875460000000 Longitude: -0.290814360000000] Specimen: 7548
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Location: Kew Gardens Richmond

Location: Washington, DC 300 New Jersey Ave SE Washington DC 20515
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.931538080000000 Longitude: -77.053243030000000] Specimen: 8167
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