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Nyssa aquatica

Common Name(s): Swamp tupelo; water tupelo
Family: Cornaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 200 to 260 (days)
Precipitation: 40 to 60 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -20° (F)
Soil pH: 4.3 to 6.5
Soil Texture/Type: All
Soil Drainage: Poor
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun
Found in wet areas of the middle Atlantic coastal plain and up the Mississippi River valley to southern Illinois.
Rhizoctonia, Rust
Honey - , Environ. - ornamental, Environ. - shade/shelt, Material - wood


Geographical Origin:
North-Central USA, USA, South central USA, Southeastern USA
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