black gum

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Synonyms for black gum

columnar tree of eastern North America having horizontal limbs and small leaves that emerge late in spring and have brilliant color in early fall

a small mallee with rough dark-colored bark toward the butt

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Black tupelo, water tupelo, gum, sour gum, bowl gum, pepperidge, stinkwood, wild peadree and yellow gum tree.
The standout is the black tupelo, which also has the distinction of being the third largest champ in Texas.