Water Tupelo

Nyssa aquatica

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Nyssa aquatica, commonly called the water tupelo, cottongum, wild olive, large tupelo, sourgum, tupelo-gum, or water-gum, is a large, long-lived tree in the tupelo genus (Nyssa) that grows in swamps and floodplains in the Southeastern United States.

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  1. (c) Matthew Herron, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/435220
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nyssa_aquatica

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