Common Name: Black Gum
Scientific Name: Nyssa sylvatica
Location: Spalding Circle – six trees planted to form grove
Size: 2 inches diameter at breast height
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Native to: Eastern U.S.
This tree typically grows to: 30 to 50 feet tall and 20 to 30 feet wide
This tree prefers these conditions: Full sun to part shade, medium to wet soils
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