Nyssa sylvatica

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Related to Nyssa sylvatica: Quercus coccinea, Oxydendrum arboreum
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Synonyms for Nyssa sylvatica

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

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Acer rubrum and Nyssa sylvatica were also common hardwood species in the midstory, but they contributed little to the overall stand basal area and stocking.
Nyssa sylvatica 22 (13) 0.4 (10) Ulmus americana 5 (3) 0.1 (3) Sassaftas albidum 3 (2) 0.03 (1) SHRUB LAYER Ilex verticillata 86 (30) 5 (40) Lindera benaoin 84 (29) 3 (19) Rubus allegheniensis 30 (10) 4 (31) Acer rubrum 19 (7) 0.4 (3) Vaccinium corymbosum 19 (7) 0.3 (2) cf.
Stems/ha for saplings [less than or equal to] 2.54 cm dbh following a wildfire in the Dugger Mountain Wilderness, Talladega National Forest, Alabama Sapling Species Density (Stems/ha) Acer rubrum 106.79 Carya pallida 2.32 Cornus florida 2.32 Liquidambar styraciflua 2.32 Liriodendron tulipifera 2.32 Nyssa sylvatica 78.93 Oxydendrum arboreum 16.25 Pinus echinata 2.32 Prunus alabamensis 55.72 Prunus serotina 18.57 Quercus marilandica 2.32 Quercus prinus 34.82 Quercus stellata 2.32 Quercus velutina 6.96 Rhus copallinum 2.32 Sassafras albidum 4.64 Vaccinium arboreum 6.96 DISCUSSION
These plants will all want to be in dappled shade and moist but well-drained ground, so they go nicely at the foot of moisture-tolerant trees like Bald-cypress (Taxodium distichum), Overcup Oak (Quercus lyrata), River Birch (Betula nigra) and Black-gum (Nyssa sylvatica)--these last two echoing the gold and red shades in fall foliage.
The infrequent presence of a number of hardwood species and genera (Alnus, Acer, Castanea sativa, Quercus, Carpinus, Magnolia acuminata, and Magnolia grandiflora) with the exception of Liquidambar styraciflua, Lyriodendron tulipifera, and Nyssa sylvatica in some recycled-based papers was attributed to the recycling process.
Nyssa sylvatica had high root: shoot ratios (Table 1) and relatively greater mass production in flood treatments (Fig.
Tupelos of the Nyssa sylvatica ("of the forest") species are also known as black gum, sour gum, black tupelo, bowl gum, pepperidge, stinkwood, wild peartree, ogeechee tupelo, gopher plum, ogeechee plum and yellow gum.
Othcr trees included Acer rubrum, Nyssa sylvatica (black gum), Populus tremuloides, Q.
The first pair of species were the broadleaf species Nyssa sylvatica Marshall and Acer rubrum L., and the second pair were the pine species Pinus taeda L.
Crabapple,apple Morus alba White mulberry Nyssa sylvatica Black gum Ostrya virginiana Ironwood Picea glauca densata Black hills spruce P.
Tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica) - Found in the southeastern tip of New York State, the tupelo has smooth-edged oval leaves that turn bright scarlet in early autumn.
The obvious woody species include red bay (Perseapalustris), white bay (Magnolia virginiana), large gallberry (Ilex coriacea), and black gum (Nyssa sylvatica).
Another plant that caught my eye recently on a trip round Kew Gardens is called Nyssa sylvatica, a lovely shrub.
The entire-margined species (Cercis canadensis, Cornus florida, Fagus grandifolia, which is shallowly dentate, and Nyssa sylvatica) failed to show precocious photosynthetic activity in any part of the young leaf.